ESSAY QUESTION

Select only ONE film and ONE question:
The Interview (1998)
Memento (2000)
Lincoln (2012)
The Artist (2010)
The Hunt (2014)
In the Mood for Love (2000)
Offside (2006)
1. Discuss the claim that film theory deepens the viewers’ understanding of cinema.
• Key words are in bold.
• You must take a stand and present an argument:
a. Film theory does not deepen viewers’ understanding.
b. Film theory deepens viewers’ understanding, to some extent.
c. Film theory deepens viewers’ understanding.
• Decide which film theory is best suited for chosen film. Use only one film theory. Each week’s topic deals with one film theory. Do not apply more than one film theory.
• From the chosen film theory, use key concepts to argue your case. Subdivide essay into subsections, each subsection dealing with one key concept, e.g. you may want to apply Semiotics to Memento. Discuss, in relation to the film:
– Cinema as signs
– Movement-image
– Time-image
– Semiotics
– Structuralism

2. Critically discuss how well your chosen film utilises the full potential of screen medium. In your analysis, you need to refer to at least some of the following: film style, narrative construction, generic features as well as the director’s personal style.
• Key words are in bold.
• You must take a stand and present an argument:
a. The film does not utilise full potential of screen medium.
b. The film utilises full potential of screen medium, to some extent.
c. The film utilises full potential of screen medium.
• Subdivide essay into subsections, each subsection dealing with one key concept, e.g. For In the Mood for Love, you may want to apply:
– Narrative construction: Disparity of knowledge
– Narrative construction: Movement image
– Director’s personal style: Mise-en-scene
– Generic features: Iconography
– Film style: Semiotics

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