Film notes 8-27-08

Film notes 8-27-08 - • Historical events and cultural...

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Different ways of looking at film casual viewers, critics, and scholars Audience expectations o Assumptions, Gratifications within film form o Closure o Genres o Stars o Directors The Orchestration of Detail Motifs – something that reoccurs in a film Parallels Details and Structures (incl. Repetition) Structure and Turning Points Repetition and Non-chronological structure Creating meaning through the world beyond film
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Unformatted text preview: • Historical events and cultural attitudes • Stars as references • Public figures and celebrities as references • Intertextual references • Meaningful references with objects Goal of Film Analysis • Descriptive claim • Evaluative claim • Interpretive claim o Takes into account the complexity of films o Develops logical thinking o Links films to larger issues...
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This note was uploaded on 09/22/2008 for the course RTVF 1320 taught by Professor Larke-walsh during the Spring '08 term at North Texas.

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