Review Formats

How do I format my tech review

TITLE

Introduction paragraph – hands on, first impressions. Expectations.

FEATURE 1 paragraph – consider design.

FEATURE 2 paragraph – consider features & performance.

FEATURE 3 paragraph – consider bad points, or anything they could improve.

LOVES

( points on what you love)

LOATHES

(point on stuff you hated)

Conclusion paragraph – consider overall / the bottom line and include reason for rating…

Our Rating: ★★★★★

 

How do I format my film review?

Here is the Film Review template that you should adhere to if you want your review to appear on THEGAYUK.

TITLE: FILM REVIEW | Name Of the film

SUBHEAD: A one-line headline for the review, should sum up the experience in a few words.

STAR RATING: (1 to 5 stars) please see our star-rating document to properly assign a star.

PICTURE: Please include any pictures sent to you by the press team, and don’t forget to include the credits.

THE STORY: The brief synopsis of the piece. Should endeavour to introduce all the main characters with the actors’ names in (brackets) at first mention.

THE PULL APART: This is the meat of your review. What was good, what wasn’t, who was outstanding; who wasn’t? Don’t forget you can focus on locations, design, wardrobe, directing, acting, music etc. Songs should be put into Italics.

SUMMARY: Last paragraph, which rounds up your thoughts about the film.

RELEASE DATE: 

TRAILER: If you have been sent a trailer link please link it here

Word Count: 500 words

Deadline: ASAP – it is best for us to have the review up to 3 days before the release.

Updated: 20/09/2015

How do I format my restaurant review?

Please use this template when writing up your restaurant reviews.

TITLE: RESTAURANT REVIEW: Name of The Restaurant, Location

SUBHEAD: A one-line headline for the review, should sum up the experience in a few words.

PREMISES PICTURE: The first picture should always be a picture of the restaurant.

THE OVERALL IMPRESSION:First paragraph should paint the picture of the restaurant.

THE FIRST COURSE: Around 50 words to describe the first course

THE SECOND COURSE: Around 50 words to describe the main course

DESSERT: Around 50 words to describe the dessert

THE DRINKS: Around 50 words to describe the drinks.

THE SERVICE: An appraisal of the service.

WHAT WAS PERFECT: Overall impression
WHAT WAS BAD: Overall impression – if there was a negative.

SUMMARY: A paragraph to sum up your feelings of the place.

REVIEWED BY:

ADDRESS:

WEBSITE:

STAR RATING:

COST RATING: (please see our costing and star rating code)

TIPPING POLICY:

WORDS: No more than 700.

Reviews must be delivered within 48 hours of visit.

 

How do I format my theatre review?

This is the theatre review template you should use for all submissions to TheGayUK

 

TITLE: THEATRE REVIEW: Name Of the Show, Theatre, City

STAR RATING: (1 to 5 stars) please see our star-rating document to properly assign a star. To get the star menu press CLRL CMD and the space bar and search for stars in your emoji menu. | The Theatre’s name should also be listed here. They should be set in PARAGRAPH 2 Style.

SUBHEAD: A one-line headline for the review, should sum up the experience in a few words. This should be set in PARAGRAPH 2 Style.

PICTURE: Please include any pictures sent to you by the press team at the theatre and don’t forget to include the credits.

THE STORY: The brief synopsis of the piece. Should endeavour to introduce all the main characters with the actors’ names in (brackets) at first mention.

THE PULL APART: This is the meat of your review. What was good, what wasn’t, who was outstanding; who wasn’t? Don’t forget you can focus on set, design, wardrobe, sound, music etc. Songs should be put into Italics.

SUMMARY: Last paragraph, which rounds up your thoughts about the piece.

Play’s name runs at Play’s Theatre Name until Play’s end date

 

First Updated: 20/09/2015

Second Update: 28/01/2017

Word Count: 500 words

Deadline: Always within 24-hours of press night.

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