Star-Crossed Critic

While readers often note the number of stars a critic gives a movie in a review, most critics dislike the star system. “If I give the animated film “Cars” and the global-warming documentary “An Inconvenient Truth” three stars each, are they equally good? Am I comparing them to each other? Or am I comparing them to other animated and documentary films?”

Source: Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel - 08/18/06