Filmmaking Advice From a Film Critic

Tyler Smith Film podcast

Rarely do I hear filmmakers talking positively about film critics, and yet, if we're serious about improving our craft, critics can be our best advisors. We should be studying what the critics have to say not just about our movies, but other movies as well. It's not enough to hear what our friends and family…

Worth Watching – A Review of Reviews

Tyler Smith at International Christian Film Festival

It's not often you have opportunity to write a review of someone else's reviews, but that's exactly what I'm doing. Los Angeles film critic Tyler Smith has gathered his favorite movie reviews, organized them by genre, and then added in studies of brilliant filmmakers and what makes them great. He also examines Christian Social Drama…

Film Critics’ Favorite Films of 2016 – Part 5

In part five of our favorite films series, Tyler Smith of More Than One Lesson chose as his top films four theatrical movies with faith elements. SILENCE  Martin Scorsese’s honest and beautiful portrait of the Japanese persecution of Christians in the 1600s refuses to let anybody off easily. While our sympathies are undoubtedly with the Jesuit…