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Unformatted text preview: Film Findings February 24, 2009 ` There is nothing better than viewing a film on the big screen, in dolby surround sound, with your best friends, a large popcorn, and your favorite candy. Films today have become more about the experience and the atmosphere. We get so wrapped up in the entertainment aspect that what the film truly represents is forgotten. There are many ways to get beyond the shear entertainment aspect and delve deeper into why a film was even made. We have discussed several film theories so far including narrative structure, formal analysis, auteurism, genre criticism, and series/sequels/remakes which help us to understand the movies we watch. Narrative Structure (Rashomon) When we analyze the narrative structure in film we look at how the order in which the events are organized. In Rashomon we never figure out exactly what happened as the story is being told...
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This note was uploaded on 02/15/2010 for the course ENGLISH 5000 taught by Professor M during the Spring '10 term at Armstrong State University.
- Spring '10
- Narrative Structure