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Basically All Movie Critics Are White Men

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Concerning news: Most movie reviews are written by white men. Per Variety, a new study published by the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism found that white critics wrote 82% of the reviews of 2017’s 100 top-grossing movies. (Researchers looked over 19,559 reviews.) Writers from marginalized groups penned only 18% of reviews of top movies — when, per the report, these groups make up 39% of the population.
On top of that, most of the reviews were written by men. Men wrote 78% of the reviews studied by Annenberg; women wrote 20%.

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