Response post and upcoming assignments:
Due Oct. 10 by 11:59 PM:
Read and review materials from Chapter 6:
- Children, Family & Animation
- Tips from Films Actors
- How does a Critic tell good acting from Bad Acting? (with more acting tips)
After reading the materials and listening to some of the actors respond to what is “acting?” – Answer two of the following questions in the response section of this page.
- What did you learn about acting you didn’t know before?
- As a rising film critic, what do you find to be the most challenging about evaluating “good acting?” Name someone you feel is a good actor (male or female) and defend your answer.
- Name one children or family film you’ve watched that you would classify as a “good film.” What makes it good in your opinion? Based on the readings, would it be classified as a family or children’s film? Explain. (Here is a list of some family & children’s films of the past few years).
Upcoming Assignments and updates:
- Review Assignment: Write film review (550-650 words) on music-driven film (from this list). Load onto your blog & email the link to email@example.com. *Due October 13 by 11:59 PM. Use this rubric as your guide: musical-evaluation-rubric
You must also address how music, sound and silence are used in your selected film. Find the examples here: https://gwufilmcritic.wordpress.com/2016/09/29/ch-5-sound-advice/
- Final Project notes: Due October 13 – Turn in draft of intro & biographical sketch.