You may select one of the Ron Howard films for evaluation if you’d like.
You will have two final prompts to address including one your personal blog site (Due. Dec. 4)
Translating or adapting TV shows or characters to the big screen can be a pretty easy task for some filmmakers. They have built in characters, storylines, and (company) owned products (READ MORE)
I need your votes -chime in with your top 3 for our 11.30.17 class
You may select from any of these films for your final exam movie review (free form radio review) – READ MORE
After checking out Chapter 12 “An Exploration of Comedy,” “Comedy & Cinema,” “Math & Mirth,” “Health & Humor” – and reading the (READ MORE)
Laugh for the Health of It … Did you know? Humor and Laughing is healthy. It has been proven that laughter can actually heal the sick. Laughter is a Natural Tension Reducer. Laughter is considered internal jogging -it exercises your lungs and stimulates your cardiovascular system. Laughter serves as a pain-blocking agent. It distracts attention…
How do you measure something as complex and personal as humour? University of Alberta researchers have developed the first mathematical method of doing just that—and it might not be quite as personal as we think, says U of A psychology professor Chris Westbury. “We think that humour is personal, but evolutionary psychologists have talked about…
Aristotle called humans “the Creature who laughs” – saying that laughter (READ MORE)
The language (or the math) of comedy is something that does not always translate (or calculate) for everyone (READ MORE)
Every major film studio has agents (or film publicists) to work with the media. Pre-release screenings (READ MORE)
The Asia/Pacific market is the fastest growing, and in 2016 it brought in $14.9 million of the $27.2 total billion international take.