Questions to use in thinking about the films

Questions to use in thinking about the films - QUESTIONS TO...

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1. Films can be typed according to genre. In which categories would you put this film? A. Western B. Mystery / Crime-and-Detective Story C. Comedy / Romantic Comedy / Sex Comedy D. Science Fiction E. Musical F. Drama / Melodrama G. Documentary H. Docudrama I. Psychological Thriller J. Horror K. Fantasy L. Pornography M. Social Problem 2. With which character, if any, did you find yourself identifying or feeling empathy for? 3. Is this a film that tries to be realistic or to portray fantasies and emotions? 4. Which of the following film techniques are emphasized in this film to create a certain attitude or emotion in the viewer? A. Camera Techniques Close-ups High or low angle shots Fast or slow panning / Fast or slow motion Jump cuts Colors, day vs night, shadows Distortion, out-of- focus shots / tight focus Shot/reverse shot Slow fade Montage Parallel action shots B. Script Techniques Embodied & disembodied voice-over Use of written material on screen Showing inner perceptions & dreams Use of a single character or object to link story together Use of narrator Flashbacks C. Ancillary Techniques
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Wardrobe Music (type, speed, loudness, instrumental vs voice, familiar vs unfamiliar) (when used)
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