Advanced Comp: Film Critique Exemplars

Within your group, please achieve the following tasks using your selected critique:

  1. Summarize the critique’s opinion in a singular sentence.
  2. List any filmmaking techniques that are raised in the critique.
  3. Select three key quotes from the writing and explain their significance.
  4. Gauge your group’s interest and write a statement whether this critique persuaded you to watch the film or not.
  5. Based on the answers above, score the critic’s writing on a scale of 1-5. Why do you feel like this criticism was strong, average, or weak?
  6. Watch a trailer for the film online. Does your group agree with the critic’s assessment?

Group #1: https://www.popoptiq.com//how-the-rooms-unintentional-absurdity-hides-its-dark-heart/

Group #2: https://www.cinemablend.com/reviews/The-Wicker-Man-2006-1773.html

Group #3: http://www.silveremulsion.com/2010/10/08/troll-2-1990/

Group #4: http://www.cultreviews.com/reviews/rubber/

Group #5: http://www.slate.com/articles/arts/movies/2000/05/planet_of_the_oafs.html

Group #6: http://www.digital-retribution.com/reviews/dvd/0440.php

 

 

 

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