EXAM 1 CINEMA - CHAPTER ONE 1 The term familiar image...

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CHAPTER ONE 1 The term familiar image refers to a and b only: an image that calls attention to itself as a narrative as well as visual Which of the following events is NOT a narrative hub in John Ford’s Stagecoach (1939)? the Apaches’ cutting the telephone wires A direct correspondence between screen duration and story duration is real time Which of the following is true of setting? It is the time and space in which the story takes place. Major characters are always round and minor characters are always flat. False Which choice best represents the typical evolution of a screenplay? treatment, story conferences, scenario, storyboard, shooting script Manipulation of what formal element is primarily responsible for both stretch and summary relationships between durations? Editing Which of the following includes events explicitly presented in a movie but does not include implicit events? Plot The terms flat and round in character analysis refer to the relative complexity of characters’ traits. The least common duration relationship in the movies is real time. True The most basic and common cinematic narration is omniscient. Scope is the overall range, in time and place, of the movie’s story. Explicitly presented events are part of both plot and story. True
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In Michael Curtiz’s Casablanca (1942), the “voice of God” narrator’s explanation of historical context is All of the above: a nondiegetic element, story information, background information, exposition In John Ford’s Stagecoach (1939), the characters Dallas, Ringo, Hatfield, Peacock, Gatewood, Dr. Boone, and Lucy are Major and Round 2 What makes experimental films “experimental”? They push the boundaries of what most people think the movies are or should be. Which statement(s) characterize(s) films of the war genre? All of the above: 1-they include subgenres such as the antiwar film, the wartime romance, and the wartime suspense comedy, 2-the war can be the major action of the film, 3-the war can be the background for the action of the film The categoriation of fictin films is Genre Which genre incorporates real-life events that build to powerful climaxes, contains stereotypical characters, and illustrates exaggerated physical and emotional behavior, while usually focusing on family, personal, moral, ethnic, racial, cultural, or “women’s” issues? Melodrama According to the chapter, what broad genre encompasses the following films: Stanley Kubrick’s Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964), Billy Wilder’s Some Like It Hot (1959), Mel Brook’s The Producers (1968), Woody Allen’s Annie Hall (1977)? Comedy
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EXAM 1 CINEMA - CHAPTER ONE 1 The term familiar image...

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