(Ch. 2) History & Hollywood (evaluation assignment option) – Due Feb. 24

Assignment due Feb. 24 (11:59 pm) –great-dictator-4

The Following is a list of films for you to choose from for your next assignment (unless you choose a film from the 40 Years of Film Story). You are to view one of the following films (one you haven’t already seen) and use the guidelines in this chapter Evaluation Criteria. You will also be graded on your examination of the Blake Snyder story formula and the Freytag Pyramid. Once complete, it should be loaded onto your personal film blog (along with 3 links, 3 photos, and 3 tags). Email me your direct link when it is posted (and post the link at the bottom of this post). A film grade rubric is  available here blake-snyder-evaluation-rubric.

Some of the following films are considered Hollywood classics, while others take on Hollywood and the entertainment business as the film’s subject. If one of these is you ‘Semester Project” film, you should select something else. 

Films to choose from the 50 + year collection (select one):

  • Sherlock Jr (1924)this_is_theSherlockJr_original
  • The General (1926)
  • The Cameraman (1928)
  • The Great Dictator (1940)
  • Citizen Kane (1941)
  • Casablanca (1942)
  • Sullivan’s Travels (1942)
  • Sunset Boulevard (1950)
  • Hollywood Story (1951)
  • Singing in the Rain (1952)
  • The Bad & The Beautiful (1952)
  • Rear Window (1954)Rebel Without A Cause
  • Rebel without a Cause (1955)
  • Ben Hur (1959)
  • Psycho (1960)
  • Spartacus (1960)
  • The Great Escape (1963)
  • Easy Rider (1969)
  • The Last Movie (1971)
  • The Godfather (1972)
  • American Graffiti (1973)americangraffiti
  • Papillion (1973)
  • The Conversation (1974)
  • Young Frankenstein (1974)
  • The Towering Inferno (1974)
  • One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (1975)
  • Network (1976)
  • The Last Tycoon (1976)
  • Silent Movie (1976)
  • Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)
  • Hooper (1978)
  • Magic (1978)
  • Being There (1979)
  • The Stunt Man (1980)
  • The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985)
  • Hollywood Shuffle (1987)27156451_sa.jpg;max;max
  • Cinema Paradiso (1988)
  • the Big Picture (1989)
  • Barton Fink (1991)
  • Chaplin (1992)
  • The Player (1992)
  • Matinee (1993)
  • Ed Wood (1994)
  • Get Shorty (1995)
  • Cradle Will Rock (1999)
  • RKO281 (1999)
  • Shadow of the Vampire (2000)
  • State and Main (2000)
  • The Majestic (2001)
  • Adaptation (2002)
  • Fade to Black (2006)son_of_rambow04
  • Hollywoodland (2006)
  • Son Of Rambow (2007)
  • Me and Orson Welles (2008)
  • Somewhere (2010)
  • The Artist (2011)
  • Hugo (2011)
  • Hitchcock (2012)
  • The Girl (2012)
  • Saving Mr. Banks (2013)
  • Hail, Caesar! (2016)
  • The Last Movie Star (2017)
  • Hero (2017)

 

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