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Contemplate and critically analyze how open & closed framing is used in conjunct

Contemplate and critically analyze how open & closed framing is used in conjunction with 1-3 other elements of mise en scène (color, setting, props/décor, costumes, familiar images, kinesis and/or lighting) in Brokeback Mountain (Links to an external site.) OR Rosemary's Baby (Links to an external site.) OR Arrival (Links to an external site.) (all available on Swank (Links to an external site.)). Only choose one film (not all three), and focus on describing and analyzing its use of open &…

To assess these goals students will write a 6-8-page argumentative research essa

To assess these goals students will write a 6-8-page argumentative research essay based on a comparative analysis of two or more complementary film and literary texts, including at least one we have studied this semester. Your essay must display an awareness of recent critical commentary on your texts, and must include reference to 6-8 sources. I WILL PROVIDE 4 OF THEM YOU WILL HAVE TO FIND THE REST. The topic is: The Villein’s territory is the border between the chaos…

Use what you have learned about film to do a scene analysis. The basic plan is

Use what you have learned about film to do a scene analysis. The basic plan is similar to what you have done for blogs. But for the SA, you will focus on the Critical Scene (CS) and Turning Point (TP). As discussed in class sessions, the film has structure--usually a three-act, four-act, or five-act design. Essentially, the narrative moves from the opening to complications to climax. In moving from act to act, or one narrative block to another, filmmakers use…

Instructions 1000-1500 word analysis based on the observation and function of so

Instructions 1000-1500 word analysis based on the observation and function of social and formal contexts of the Korean film “Parasite”, referring to resources, materials. Please cite all sources that will be included below, but please find at least TWO more sources in your analysis that correlate to your film. Must be properly cited MLA 8th ed or 9th ed. Use the film elements to talk about what you want to highlight DO refer to the texts below to use the…

Assingment: At end of the term, students will complete a final assignment (5-7 p

Assingment: At end of the term, students will complete a final assignment (5-7 pages, between 1500 and 2000 words) where they will be expand on an idea from a previously submitted Reflection paper and build it into an extended discussion that incorporates secondary sources and detailed movement descriptions. Expanded Reflections should demonstrate a coherent structure (topic sentence, introduction, multiple paragraphs, conclusion); detailed description of a minimum of two dancing scenes from one or more films from the course; synthesis of…

Each blog should be comprised of the following three components: Film Data. Tit

Each blog should be comprised of the following three components: Film Data. Title, director, date of release, nationality, genre, production details; including, budget or cost and revenue. Any other information about the film itself, such as technicals, equipment, professional staff. This section may be open format; i.e., paragraph form not required. Synopsis. More than a blurb, the synopsis is a summary of the plot. When introducing a character for the first time, name the actor in parenthesis. Analysis. A critical…

watch film:Scarface (Links to an external site.) (Howard Hawks, 1932; 93 mins.)E

watch film:Scarface (Links to an external site.) (Howard Hawks, 1932; 93 mins.)Entries will demonstrate that you have screened the film and thought about it in relationship to the readings and PowerPoint slides. Some questions to think about for your journal entry (don’t try to answer them all!): #What were your expectations before you watched the film? Did anything in the film or readings surprise you? #Can you make any connections between this film and films or concepts you’ve encountered outside…

PAPERS: One and Two General Instructions For each of the two papers, you will be

PAPERS: One and Two General Instructions For each of the two papers, you will be responsible for watching a film, writing a 3 to 5 page essay in which you respond to prompts (see below), and then providing a list of “My Criteria for Quality in Film.” THE PROCESS: Make any and all arrangements necessary to view the films and write about them: Some of the films may be available for streaming via Netflix or another online content provider; others…

This paper should apply the auteur theory to the work of one selected director

This paper should apply the auteur theory to the work of one selected director Watch at least two feature films by the same director as the basis for your analysis and argument. Your paper should be organized around a thesis statement that focuses on how your chosen director and his/her films meet the criteria posed by auteur theory and advance the possibilities of story telling through the medium of film. - Explain auteur theory. Describe, using Chapter 8 of the…