Archive for August, 2009

Aug 31 2009

Analysis of Mise-en-scene in Sex, Lies, and Videotape

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Analyze the use of mise-en-scene in this film, focusing on a meaningful shot, series of “familiar images” or other patterns. Your posting should interpret the shot(s) chosen through analysis of its composition and/or design. Your initial 250-word posting is due on Thursday, September 3 and your response to a classmate’s posting is due by the [...]

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Aug 22 2009

Living in Oblivion

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Bonus Opportunity:
Post an analysis of Living in Oblivion. This 250-word posting is open topic, but should be analytical in nature– that is, with a clear thesis statement and a focused exploration of some aspect(s) of the film.

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Aug 20 2009

Stranger than Paradise

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Instructions:
You may watch the film, but don’t write your posting until after class on Tuesday, after which you may need to rewatch a few scenes for your analysis.
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Aug 18 2009

Mean Streets

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Aug 13 2009

Hello Class!

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Greetings my esteemed students and welcome to the official Topics in Film course blog. From this blog, you’ll be able to access important course information, such as the syllabus and schedule of assigned readings and detailed descriptions on the assignments you’ll be working on this semester. You’ll be able to access my contact information, as [...]

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