Thursday, November 18, 2010

Tumblr Assignment: 'The King's Speech'

For this week's Tumblr topic, read this article entry from the Los Angeles Times from Patrick Goldstein's "The Big Picture" blog.

 Then, write about what you think about the accuracy and usefulness of the MPAA's rating system. Does it work? Can it be improved? If so, how?

Due 11/21/10

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Tumblr Assignment: ABEL

All Periods:

For this week's assignment, you were able to watch the as yet unreleased film from director Diego Luna, ABEL. You have a great opportunity to really express yourself.

Write a movie review giving your honest opinion of the movie.

Click HERE for detailed instructions on how to write a movie review.

Due 11/14/10

Monday, November 1, 2010

Tumblr Assignment: The Raven (1935)

All Periods:

Last Friday, you got the opportunity to watch The Raven (1935) starring Boris Karloff and Bela Lugosi. Although not based on the writings of Edgar Allen Poe, the film credits Poe as "suggesting" the story.

How were The Raven, The Pit and the Pendulum, and The Tell-Tale Heart referenced in the film?

Due 11/07/10