I have never come across a rating system that I actually like. So I am coming up with my own. All movies are not created equal. All movies are not meant to be equal. A lighthearted slapstick comedy might be perfect in everything it attempts. Does that mean it is a better movie than an inspirational and heart-wrenching true story?
My rating system will be based on what a movie attempts versus what it achieves. Here are some categories that apply to every movie: