Category: Film studies

  • Please explain.

    Write six type-written, double-spaced pages on one of the prompts below using several sources from the syllabus through this week, including the books, articles, films and our discussions. Cite any quoted text with author and page in parentheses, (e.g., Cooper, p.105 or “Casablanca”, etc. or “Class Notes, date”) immediately after the quote or reference. Do […]

  • Let us know your impressions of the clip if you have not previously seen the film.

    PLEASE READ EVERYTHING CAREFULLY! Purpose Lewis outlines some of the key stylistic elements of noir in the reading including low-key, high contrast lighting, exaggerated camera angles, character archetypes, and voice-over narration. Our discussion this week focuses on the aesthetics of early film noir in 1940s Classic Hollywood. Instructions For your Initial Discussion Post due by […]

  • |their successes and failures|

    Describe the following about the artist: |their training| |their professional occupation| |their successes and failures| |what they have contributed to the theatre world|

  • Here is the prompt for this essay:

    Here is the prompt for this essay: Identify (a) key difference(s) between the movie and the book ‘Our America’ and how the difference(s) impact the meaning of ‘Our America’? How are the meanings of the movie and book different as a result of any differences between the plots, characters, dialogue, details, etc.? Note: You may […]

  • National theatre website link: https://www.nationaltheatre.org.uk/backstage/vide

    National Theatre website link: https://www.nationaltheatre.org.uk/backstage/video-collections National Theatre Youtube Link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCUDq1XzCY0NIOYVJvEMQjqw Simon McBurney Youtube Link: Frankenstein and Curious Incident Youtube Link:

  • Hello there,

    Hello there, Please follow the prompt carefully and if you have any questions feel free to reach out to me.

  • Please answer the prompt above after watching and analyzing the movie casablanca.

    Examine one of the films listed in Module 2 from M2 Censorship or M2 Classic Hollywood, and write a short (400-600 words) response focused on the question, “What is the actor’s contribution (e.g., physical action, montage, characterization)? Pay particular attention to your perception of the emotional impact of the performance and whether you believe it […]

  • How is it associated with character, events, objects, or other cinematic techniques (e.g., camera movement)?

    Research question/topic of essay: Find a repeated sound technique or motif (except musical). How is it associated with character, events, objects, or other cinematic techniques (e.g., camera movement)? What does this association have to do with character psychology, the plot, or the theme(s) of the film? (Write no more than 500 words.) the introduction should […]

  • I know it says Movie, but I need a TV show, I would prefer a show like Doctor Wh

    I know it says Movie, but I need a TV show, I would prefer a show like Doctor Who Your paper should examine a television text or series of television texts. You might analyze several representative episodes of a single series across multiple seasons, an entire season, or a few selected episodes that inform your […]