– 1 paragraph analyzing anything you find noteworthy about the weekly screening (full-length film). If you wish to write additional analysis to include one or more of the weekly clips, that’s great.
screening: Short Term 12 (Links to an external site.) (2013, Destin Daniel Cretton)
clips: Zero Dark Thirty (Links to an external site.) – 2012
– 1 paragraph with analysis of the week’s readings – for example, you could elaborate on a concept you found interesting or argue against a concept in the readings.
Reading: Film Art: Bordwell/Thompson Chap. 12
– Do not summarize the lecture content, the readings, or the films’ plots. Write about things you can analyze. For example: you could write about how a film uses a visual storytelling device like subjective camera or editing. If you are ever struggling for an idea, begin with the leading questions on the worksheet. Avoid writing reviews; that is a whole other style of writing.