Originally Posted by Fistfuck
Sorry, but she lost me in the first paragraph.
If you can't even come up with a suitable metaphor, I cannot muster the interest to read your thoughts. A French chef is an artist of a particular kind of food. A tamale is an ingredient in another kind of food. What you're saying is you're a film critic who only likes a certain kind of film. Ergo, you're not a film critic. You're someone who wants to review drama/foreign/indie, what have you.
I agree. When I first found the article, the first thing came to mind was that she basically is not wanting to do job she was hired to perform. Which is to review movies for the newspaper. If she just wants to review only dramas, then quit the Washington Post, and get yourself a blog.