Metacritic

Okay, first of all Metacritic is a website. I just wanted to be clear on that.
It reviews music albums, video games, movies, DVDs, and TV shows.

Many review websites give a review grade out of five, out of ten, out of a hundred, or even an alphabetical score. Metacritic converts such a grade into a percentage. For reviews with no explicit scores , Metacritic manually assesses the tone of the review before assigning a relevant grade. Weighting is also applied to reviews—those from major periodicals may have a greater effect on the average than niche ones, although Metacritic refuses to reveal what weights are applied to which publications.

What ?

At first the site seems a bit complicated, however in just a few days you get use to it, and then you see how helpful and entertaining it is.

Metacritic was launched in January 2001 by Marc Doyle, along with his sister Julie Doyle Roberts and Jason Dietz. They sold Metacritic to CNET in 2005. At the moment CNET and Metacritic are owned by the CBS Corporation.

In 2010, Metacritic website’s appearance was drastically changed. The reaction to the new format from existing Metacritic users was negative to say the least.

The Critic

The Critic is an American animated show which aired from 1994 to 1995 on ABC and FOX. As the name would probably suggest it’s about a critic. A film critic to be precise.
The main character of the story is Jay Sherman (voiced by Jon Lovitz). The story follows the New York critic as his misfortunes and apparently “grotesque” appearance lead him to entertaining adventures. Oh… and apparently he has his own review show called Coming Attractions.

Jay Sherman has spoken!

The show was created by writing partners Al Jean and Mike Reiss, who had previously worked as writers and showrunners on a little show called… The Simpsons!

And of course having such and opportunity it’d be a shame if they didn’t have at least a couple The Simpsons crossovers.

And one last thing!
Is it just me or does Jon Lovitz kind of looks like the the character he voices?

Suspicious..