(Ch. 13) The Western: A Brief History

In many ways, the cowboy of the Old West was the American version of the Japanese samurai warrior, or the Arthurian knight of medieval times (READ MORE)

(Ch. 12) – The Best of James Bond

Dozens of books, 25 movies, numerous graphic novels, and hundreds of fan-created-fiction stories have kept British secret agent 007 (James Bond) alive and well (Read More)

(Ch. 11) Reviewing Political Films

When we view political films we will discover that viewers are not the only ones with bias; filmmakers creating projects can present their leanings in cinema as well. (READ MORE)

(ch. 12) The Politics of Film

Filmmakers of political cinema are interested in every aspect of what makes a society tick. They invite each of us to examine our predispositions and motivations. Think about it. What are the most important issues (READ MORE)

(Module 12) Ten-Minute Film Review

As soon as the film ends, and the credits begin to roll, start you stopwatch and follow these 10 easy steps to have a complete film review captured in just ten minutes (READ MORE)

Module 11 -Hitchcock’s Suspense

When a person’s name becomes synonymous with a craft, a style, or a term, it is obvious of the impact that person has on culture. That truth is apparent in the name Alfred Hitchcock. “The Master of Suspense” and “Innovator of Intrigue” influenced filmmakers past and present with his approach to cinema