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Michael Culbertson

Michael Culbertson

Winston-Salem, SC

Michael graduated from UNC — School of the Arts with his MFA in Screenwriting. Before that, Michael obtained a bachelor’s in Psychology, which he feels helps him better understand the characters in his writing, as well as elements that an audience member may find captivating and emotional. He believes film criticism is essential for helping aspiring and prominent filmmakers improve their craft, and takes inspiration for reviewing from viral YouTube reviewers Chris Stuckman and Jeremy Jahns. Michael recently moved to Los Angeles to get a jump start on his career and hopes to make it into film or TV animation writing. His current favorite films are The Incredibles, Ready or Not, and Do the Right Thing.


Avengers: Infinity War Fails at Story Structure

So why is it so damn good?


Black Panther Made Me Feel Like a Superhero

It runs deeper than lore and setting