Archive for September, 2013

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Miss Representation

September 24, 2013

Since this is a documentary, say what you think its arguments are, what techniques it used, how well you think they were used, and how you responded.  Write two good paragraphs.

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The Women on the 6th Floor

September 24, 2013

Tell us about this movie, including what you liked and didn’t like, what you thought about it as a whole, what it’s about, and other specific details.  Write at least two substantial paragraphs.

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clerks

September 20, 2013

Say what you think about Clerks.  What do think about it in terms of entertainment?  How well did you like it?  What ideas do you think it offers?  When Brian O’Halloran (Dante) is here (Oct. 11, noon), what would you like to ask him?  You can also add anything about mise-en-scene, but please make it something different from what was said in class.

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Jimmy Stewart Films

September 11, 2013

This is the place to share your thoughts, ideas, or questions about any of the three Frank Capra/Jimmy Stewart movies, Stewart’s life and career, the Museum, or considerations for your writing.  When you have entered your text, I will approve it and respond as soon as possible.  Good Luck and Have Fun.  Tom Slater

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Double Indemnity

September 3, 2013

Examples of film noir such as Double Indemnity are said to show the dark side of American life at a time of prosperity.  Based on what you’ve seen so far, how do you feel the film shows both American prosperity and the dark side of daily life?  What do you think about the characters and the film overall?