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Unformatted text preview: Review for Exam II **NOTE: Bring a blue book or blank sheets of paper for your answers ** In what ways was Georges Mlis a film pioneer? With which of our films was he associated? In Xanadu , what type of mythological character is Kira and what tricks does she use to convince Sonny of her identity (see "Kira's Secret," chapter 14 of the DVD)? What was her mission? What does "heaven" look like in this film (you'll need to go forward until after Sonny rolls through the wall painting)? What is a peplum film and what are its basic characteristics? Which movie is said to have started this genre? Who is considered the greatest star of this genre? Define our four approaches to interpreting myth on film (realistic/traditional, transposed, poetic, narrative) and relate the relevant ones to Ulysses , O Brother, Where Art Thou? , Ulysses' Gaze , and Orpheus . Be prepared to justify your choices with specific references to the films. Please remember that our films will be a combination of approaches.Please remember that our films will be a combination of approaches....
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- Spring '08