My posts are not intended to be the equivalent of a critic's review. Although I try to be as objective as I can in my thinking and analysis, I always see things from a subjective perspective, as does any reviewer. I hope whatever I write will engage you without being prescriptive, and ultimately will stimulate you to consider a work differently and perhaps more deeply, even if you disagree with my view. Please take it all with a grain of salt.
Mine is a basic four star ratings system but I use these descriptive categories instead of stars. I chose this mostly out of a desire to be helpful to those who ask me what I recommend. It combines my sense of enthusiasm about the work with whatever merits I think it has.
*The Don't See category roughly equals zero stars, and exists to indicate that I think the work isn't worth my time, and perhaps yours.
Sometimes I will include quotes and links to reviews which parallel my views or provide a different perspective which I appreciate. I urge you to check out those linked reviews and their authors, who often teach me about art and criticism through their work.