Advanced Comp: Film Criticism Brainstorming

Using the resources attached, please select a film to criticize next week for your project. Your homework will be to watch the film and take detailed notes on the techniques used.

Please refer to the following web sources to help construct your brainstorming:

The Internet Movie Database

AV Club

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Film Criticism + Brainstorming

  1. Select a film to critique…

Movies with a twist

The Sixth Sense

The Prestige

Memento

Arrival

Interstellar

Inception

Thought-provoking Movies

The Shawshank Redemption

The Truman Show

Philomena

Catch Me if You Can

Unbroken

The Intouchables (French)

V for Vendetta

Mysteries and Horror

The Shining

Shutter Island

It Follows

Get Out

Aliens (1986)

Romances

Breakfast at Tiffany’s

Crazy, Stupid, Love

500 Days of Summer

Love and Basketball

Groundhog Day

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Remarkable Children’s Movies

Kubo and the Two Strings

Toy Story 3

Up

Inside Out

The Princess Bride

Classic Films

Rear Window

The Dark Knight

Pulp Fiction

The Matrix

Friday

The Godfather

Fight Club

Blade Runner

Oscar Nominees

Forrest Gump

Spotlight

Room

Beasts of the Southern Wild

Moonlight

Whiplash

Crash

  1. Research need to know information regarding…
    1. Starrring Actors:
    2. Director:
    3. Run Time:
    4. Genre:
    5. Awards:

 

  1. Locate two sources that discuss the following topics and record the following information:

The Starring Actor’s/Director’s Previous Work:

Website Title:

Author:

Article Title:

Date Published:

News Service:

Date Accessed:

A Critical Review of the Film:

Website Title:

Author:

Article Title:

Date Published:

News Service:

Date Accessed:

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