HUM 150 Week 5 Individual Assignment You are the Movie Critic


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HUM 150 Week 5 Individual Assignment You are the Movie Critic

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HUM 150 Week 5 Individual Assignment You are the Movie Critic
 
You are the Movie Critic
Imagine you are a movie critic writing for your own popular movie blog.
Write a 700- to 1,050-word review of one movie of your own selection in
which you analyze the movie in terms of its genre and the elements of
film. As part of your role as a movie critic, create your own scale to rate
the movie; for example, a scale of 1 through 5 stars is typical of many
movie critics.
 
Address and answer the following in your movie review:
• Identify the film's genre and whether or not it was typical or atypical
of its genre. Include a discussion of the film's story in your discussion of
the film's genre.
 
• Do you think the editing was appropriate? Why or why not?
• Was the sound use effective or ineffective? Why?
• What feelings, if any, did the score elicit?
• Describe the film's cinematography and how it did or did not support
the mood and tone of the movie.
• How was the social context in which the film was made present in
the film?
• What was the meaning of the film?
• What personal influences or biases do you have that affected your
opinion?
• Was this film enjoyable? Why or why not?
• Would you recommend the movie, and how do you rate it on your
scale?
 
The quality of your review in particular this final week should include
attribution from the Phillips text and/or other
reputable sites to demonstrate you understand the language
(terminology) of film that we have discussed in the Main
Forum as well.
 
Mechanics, 10/___
 
Mechanics refers to the overall theme/agreement of the paper as it
Relates to the introductory statements and/or a properly developed thesis.
 
Grammar/Punctuation/Spelling, 30/__
 
Grammar refers to proper sentence construction, avoidance of run-ons,
awkward, or incomplete thoughts. Issues surrounding tenses or pluralism, 
for example. Proper and consistent use of adverbs to precede or proceed a source.
Punctuation refers to location of quotes, use of ellipsis, proper use of
apostrophes, commas, em-dashes, n-dashes, colons, and semi-colons.
Avoidance of dangling modifiers and contractions, mis-use of direct quotes
Regardless of other APA style issues satisfied.
Spelling refers to the words spelled correctly or are the wrong words
Used and misspelled.
 
Content/Development of ideas/Organization, 30/___
(Film Nomenclature) But missing brief career discussion.
 
Content refers to the depth and appropriateness of research
(secondary) attribution paid inside the body of the paper. Content also refers 
to the academic writing voice. Proper and required academic voice/tone. 
For example: introducing paraphrased and quoted material typically starts 
with a sentence like --
According to Phillips, or Researchers Brown and Bowenstein.
Avoid stating what will be covered in the paper and avoid saying, In
conclusion. Rather stick to the formal components of the introduction
and conclusion. Do not confuse academic voice with grammar.
quotes and paraphrases from film textbook or reputable film analysis
websites. Define at least 3 film terms.
 
Use at least three direct quotes via Phillips of film production techniques
tied to your review.
 
CAREER CONCENTRATION: Above and beyond, work in one slide or 45
seconds of audio that briefly discusses career opportunities in film or
related industries of your choice such as audio production, graphic design, 
and writing, for example.
 
Development of Ideas refers to how earlier topics, not necessarily
Thesis related, introduced in the paper are discussed, followed up, and
concluded.
 
Organization refers to proper use and development of the introduction,
historical, statement/thesis, body, and conclusion.
 
Formatting/Sentence Variety/Style/Creativity, 30/____
 
Sentence Variety refers to paragraph development, clarity, and
completeness. In addition, it includes the use of long and short sentences, the use of
chronology, conjunctions, coordinates, and occasional semi-colons to
add variety.
 
Style denotes whether the paper has been put in the proper APA style
or any other style requirements the facilitator has requested.
 
Creativity refers to the breadth and depth of analogies, overall theme
development, and intrigue the author has presented.
 

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