Before attempting this assignment make sure that you have completed the comfort

Before attempting this assignment make sure that you have completed the comfort zone module. Write the assignment in your word processor and save it as either a .doc or .docx or .pdf file. Save the file with the name of your film only.
Choose one of the following:
The 39 Steps (1935) NR
The Artist (2011) PG13
Double Indemnity (1944) NR
Laura (1944) NR
Rebecca (1940) NR
This assignment focuses on the effectiveness of the black and white medium. It is also a preparation for the final film assignment, which is in a similar format. DO NOT repeat scenes. Choose a different one for each application.
subjective statement regarding that film. Include the name of the director underlined.
In the second paragraph begin with a general comment regarding the mise en scene. How does it reinforce the story the characters, etc.? Then, choose a significant scene and apply one mise en scene term (underline that term) that exists and that supports that significance.
In the third paragraph begin with a general comment regarding the music; include the name of the composer. How does it reinforce the story the characters, etc.? Then, choose a significant scene and apply one music function (underline that function) that exists and that supports that significance.
In the fourth paragraph begin with a general comment regarding the editing; include the name of the editor(s). How does it reinforce the story the characters, etc.? Then, choose a significant sequence and apply one editing term (underline that term) that exists and that supports that significance.
In the fifth paragraph begin with a general comment regarding the cinematography; include the name of the cinematographer(s). How does it reinforce the story the characters, etc.? Then, choose a significant scene and apply one cinematography term (underline that term) that exists and that supports that significance.
In the last paragraph discuss the effectiveness of the black and white medium. Then present a two sentence conclusion that reflects the substance of the paper.
points
1 director identified and underlined
2 overall effectiveness
2 mise en scene effectiveness
2 scene description
.5 appropriate mise en scene term used
.5 term underlined
3 reinforcement
2 music effectiveness
2 scene description
.5 appropriate music function used
.5 function underlined
3 reinforcement
2 editing effectiveness
2 scene description
.5 appropriate editing term used
.5 term underlined
3 reinforcement
2 cinematography effectiveness
2 scene description
.5 appropriate cinematography term used
.5 term underlined
3 reinforcement
2 medium discussion
2 conclusion
1 spelling, sentence, grammar
40 total
Opening – Like any good paper begin this with an opening statement that sets up the content of the rest of the paper. Include a subjective statement as to what you thought of the film. Include the director and underline the name. Do not use terminology in this paragraph. Using terminology will make the statement invalid.
Mise en scene opening – Set up the discussion of the mise en scene with a statement as to how effective it is within the film. This should be two sentences: one to discuss its effectiveness, the other to discuss how it was within this specific film over all. Include something about the film that makes that direct connection.
Mise en scene application – Choose a scene that is important within the film, one that uses some aspect of the mise en scene* in an obvious way to support the importance of that scene. *set/location, costumes, properties, make-up, lighting
Music opening – Set up the discussion of the music with a statement as to how effective it is within the film. This should be two sentences: one to discuss its effectiveness, the other to discuss how it was within this specific film over all. Include something about the film that makes that direct connection.
Music application – Choose a scene that is important within the film, one that uses one of the music functions* in an obvious way to support the importance of that scene. *mood, time, place, transition, social reference, building tension, conditioned response (from the viewer), pacing, traveling music, character’s state of mind, foreshadowing, supporting dialogue (in what way?), creating continuity
Editing opening – Set up the discussion of the editing with a statement as to how effective it is within the film. This should be two sentences: one to discuss its effectiveness, the other to discuss how it was within this specific film over all. Include something about the film that makes that direct connection.
Editing application – Choose a sequence that is important within the film, one that uses some aspect of editing* in an obvious way to support the importance of that sequence. *there was an exhaustive list of terms in the editing modules
Cinematography opening – Set up the discussion of the cinematography with a statement as to how effective it is within the film. This should be two sentences: one to discuss its effectiveness, the other to discuss how it was within this specific film over all. Include something about the film that makes that direct connection.
Cinematography application – Choose a scene that is important within the film, one that uses some aspect of cinematography* in an obvious way to support the importance of that scene. *there was an exhaustive list of terms in the cinematography modules

It’s about the movie “driving miss Daisy” 12 paragraphs In ONE PARAGRAPH (No m

It’s about the movie “driving miss Daisy”
12 paragraphs
In
ONE PARAGRAPH (No more than one) that summarizes your understanding of
the film. In this summary, address the main theme or idea of the film
as well as any underlying themes that are conveyed during the
production. In other words, what primary message was conveyed to the
audience IN YOUR OWN WORDS via the production of this film? Note – I
have seen all of these films – thus, this section should be one
paragraph only – the majority of your critique should include your film /
scene connections.
Then, in TEN individual paragraphs – In each:
Name
one theory or topic that you read about in the text / heard about in
class. You cannot use the same topic in more than one paragraph – so,
overall, you will discuss ten different theories / topics from class)
Describe
this theory or topic IN YOUR OWN WORDS (do not quote the text –
however, DO provide an in-text citation for the textbook and a reference
for all paraphrased material within)
Fully describe a movie scene
that you believe is an example of this theory / topic (and cite /
reference the film). Again, you cannot use the same film scene twice in
the paper – so, overall, you will discuss ten theory / film
connections.
Very clearly and specifically explain to me HOW AND WHY
this particular scene is a good example of or can be explained by the
text theory or topic. (Note that, if you neglect to tell me “how and
why” the scene is an example of the selected topic, I will be unable to
understand if you truly understand the connection – so be sure not to
forget to do this).
Then, in ONE paragraph answer the following questions:
What
did you like about this film? What did you dislike? What, if
anything, did you learn from it? Did this film surprise you / offend
you in any way? This is your chance to say what you thought about the
film.

Choosing a single film for a detailed case study, critically analyse how at leas

Choosing a single film for a detailed case study, critically analyse how at least two of the following themes were central to its becoming ‘popular’: film style; marketing and publicity; stars; genre; authorship.You are welcome to select either a classical Hollywood or post-classical or contemporary Hollywood film, or a film from another popular global cinema context, just as long as you are able to situate it productively and appropriately within your discussion of ‘popular film’.
Your discussion should include: reference to appropriate scholarly reading; close textual analysis (ie detailed discussion of specific sequences with attention to film language); attention to the film’s reception.
This assignment is designed so that you may select your own choice of apt case study film – you are very welcome to run your choice past me before you commence work.
Note this essay is 3,000 words. The word count excludes your Bibliography and Filmography. Therefore essays within a margin of 2,700 – 3,300 words are acceptable.
And don’t forget the golden rule with this assignment – that your task is not to write a review or evaluation of why a particular film is ‘good’ or ‘great’!
Key Ideas to be met are :
1 – historically situate industrial structures and economic practices characterising aspects of popular cinema
2 – critically evaluate the influence and power of the film and media industries in the making of popular culture
3 – critically analyse and evaluate theoretical approaches to film industry, genre, stardom and authorship
4 – situate the notion of ‘popular’ cinema against other models of film culture and industry
5 – conduct research involving sustained independent enquiry
6 – communicate, evaluate and articulate a range of critical concepts, drawing on the experience of analysing popular cinema

12 font 250 words minimum double space Spike Lee designed Do the Right Thing to

12 font
250 words minimum
double space
Spike Lee designed Do the Right Thing to provoke debate – both internally between its characters, and in the audience. What did this film make you want to talk about? Do you think Lee does a good job provoking conversation? Did you find yourself conflicted about the characters (or how they are portrayed) or their actions? How might we compare the kind of political gesture Lee makes here – to catalyze conversation, to bring up tense issues –to, say, the political aspirations of films like Birth of a Nation or Battleship Potemkin which aim to sway the viewer to a very particular ideology or conclusion?

This week we explore the darker side and more evil genius of many famous and cre

This week we explore the darker side and more evil genius of many famous and creative people.
After you have read the articles and viewed the videos, share with us your thoughts on this topic.
Be sure to also include (assignment) a photo or picture of someone that stands out to you as someone
who is an “evil genius”. This could be a fictional character from a movie or a real person in today’s world or history.
THESE ARE THE ARTICLE AND VIDEOS OF THIS ASSIGNMENT
Dark Side of Creativity – Article
Assignment
Article – Famous Evil People – Historical
Assignment
Video Clip of Creative Evil Characters in Movies
Assignment
Video Clip – Famous “Bad” People

1 The movie Moonlight is broken up into 3 separate parts. Why do you think the f

1 The movie Moonlight is broken up into 3 separate parts. Why do you think the filmmakers did this? What were they trying to do, or to get viewers to do?
Below is a scene from the first part of Moonlight:
Why do you think the filmmakers included this scene? Why is it important?
Below is a really cool video that breaks down Moonlight. Watch at least the first few minutes of it:
3. What do you make of how this film represents Chiron’s search for identity? In other words, what do you make of some of the points this video focuses on, in the first few minutes?
4. What thoughts do you have about this movie, that I didn’t ask about on this quiz?
To have a chance to get full credit, you must share at least 1 thought about the movie overall.

Please compare and contrast two American films of the same genre system. One fil

Please compare and contrast two American films of the same genre system.
One film should be from the list below and the other one of the films listed at
the end of the corresponding chapter from the film/genre you choose.
The Studio System ~ Chpt. 4
Sunset Blvd.
Citizen Kane
The Star System ~ Chpt. 5
Casablanca
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
American Comedy ~ Chpt. 8
Bringing Up Baby
Some Like It Hot
The Film School Generation ~ Chpt. 16
The Graduate
Raging Bull
Into the 21st Century ~ Chpt. 17
Magnolia
How do these films fit into the trajectory of American Cinema? What
effect did they have on American Culture or how do they reflect American
Culture? What similarities and differences are there between the two films?
Stylistically are they the same? Do they use the same actors? Crew? Do they
have similar themes, etc. Use specific examples and avoid writing a synopsis of
each film, just assume I’ve seen each. Remember to Establish, Build and Resolve
in your paper.
Establish in Paragraph 1
Build in Paragraph 2-4
Resolve in Paragraph 5
This is a 500 word essay. Use Courier, Ariel or Times New Roman 12, double
spaced with one inch margins top, bottom and sides. Italicize film titles. I’m
looking for original thinking!!

Essay: This is the culmination of the class, offering you the opportunity to di

Essay: This is the culmination of the class, offering you the opportunity to display your film analysis skills. Write a critical analysis of a film you see. You will connect that film to specific concepts from the relevant chapter/s in your assigned reading. This paper must be a minimum of five pages (12 point Font, double spaced). Please adhere to MLA style for formatting your papers. Your paper is worth 35% of your grade. DUE July 25th by 11:55 PM.
Essay Assignment Specifics:
Write a formal analysis of one film of your choosing.
Choose a film (any film that has been released in theaters since 1927) you wish to write about
Decide which formal element you will discuss in your chosen film (formal elements include: editing, cinematography, sound, mise en-scene and narrative). You may also choose to narrow your writing to one aspect of the formal element. Often writing about an entire element in an entire film is too broad to be covered in your paper. Try to be as specific as possible.
Research your topic (books, periodicals, newspapers and selected web sources). Look for writing about your film first and then look for writing about your film and the element you have chosen, ”example: “editing and Memento”.
View your film with an eye to the formal element you will discuss
Take notes on your subject as you watch your film
Develop a one sentence thesis, example: “The non-linear editing in Memento facilitates a sense of short term memory loss in the audience”. This thesis pairs the element of editing with the film Memento. This thesis further narrows the investigation to a specific aspect of the editing and how it impacts the audience’s experience of the film.
Sketch and outline your argument. This allows you to lay down a road map of your paper that you will fill in as you write.
Create a topic sentence to begin every paragraph
Support your assertions with evidence. Your most immediate evidence is the film itself. Be specific: “In the opening scene of Memento, the polaroid image develops in reverse, setting the stage for the nonlinear structure to come”. Refer to specific scenes in your film to support your points. Every assertion should be backed up with evidence from your film or another writer from a reputable publication (not “Joe Dude’s film reviews”). You will also use writing of others to support your points.
Revise
Proofread
Message from student: Please choose a film people know about and that you think you would enjoy writing about. Also for someone a 20 year old male would watch. Thanks 🙂
Go to “Assignments” section of Canvas. Click on Essay link and upload paper Via “Turnitin” function by July 25th at 11:55 PM

This paper asks you to consider media of your choice, approached critically and/

This paper asks you to consider media of your choice, approached critically and/or theoretically in the written, essayistic form of a research paper, all while forming and sustaining a critical argument. In approaching your papers, you should choose a specific object of study to focus on, as well as a critical/theoretical framework through which you’d like to analyze your selected media object, artifact, experience, industry, issue, or concern. Your selection comes with great possibility: it could be a film, an episode of TV, a sub-genre, an industry phenomenon, a media trend, a media space (think: the movie theater, the home); a series of reports in trade publications, a video game, a behind the scenes video, a trailer, etc. – use resources as guides for the different forms, experiences, and spaces of media that scholars engage with.
What is this???? Why is it important – or, prescient?