Try your hand at "The Extremely Hard and Incredibly Obscure Film Trivia Quiz"
CLICK HERE FOR CINEMATIC TERMS GLOSSARY. You will use these terms in your Outside-Class Film Reviews. (Terms list attached to review instructions)
FRIENDLY REMINDERS & HOMEWORK:
1) TUESDAY, 1/16 (Assigned 1/5): Mintz "Hollywood's America" Reading TEST (Link to Online Article courtesy of Digital History. Begin reading sections with "Hollywood as History" through "Hollywood Today") (may use reading during test)
2) DUE FRIDAY, 1/26 (Assigned 1/11): FILM REVIEW #1 (TEST GRADE) (Submit review to www.turnitin.com) REMEMBER, YOU MUST USE & HIGHLIGHT AT LEAST 5 KEY CINEMATIC TERMS IN YOUR REVIEW (List attached with instructions & available Google Drive Folder).
Almost ALL of the films on your review list are available for check out at the Rowlett Public Library!!! Click below to search the catalog!!!
NEED SOME HELP CHOOSING A FILM TO WATCH FOR YOUR REVIEW OR JUST FOR FUN??? GOOGLE THE TITLE PLUS THE WORD TRAILER (e.g. Citizen Kane Trailer on youtube.com), TCM.COM (search by title, then click on link and there is an option to view trailer. You will also be able to see if any air dates of the film).
TUTORIAL TIMES: Monday, Tuesday, & Wednesday - 6:45-7:15AM & 2:45-3:150PM (other times by appointment). STUDENTS MUST HAVE A PASS TO ENTER BUILDING. PARENTS - You may write a pass yourself. Please, include the student's name, date, and that they are coming to Mrs. Osborn's room for tutorial.
1930s: The Great Depression, Hayes Production Code, & the Birth of Screwball Comedy: It Happened One NightMonday, January 15 [Holiday]:
Tuesday, January 16 [A]:
- Today’s Objective: We will explore the evolution of the Hayes Production Code and how it evolved into today’s MPAA rating system.
- TEST: Mintz Reading Test (You MAY use reading on test)
- DOCUMENTARY: Sex, Sin and Censorship in Pre-Code Hollywood (LIST 15 FACTS)
- HOMEWORK: DUE FRIDAY, 1/26: FILM REVIEW #1 (Submit review to www.turnitin.com) (TEST GRADE)
Wednesday, January 17 [B]:
- B DAY (Class does not meet)
Thursday, January 18 [A]:
- This Week's Objective: We will analyze how the Hayes Production Code resulted in the birth of “Screwball Comedy” while screening It Happened One Night (1934).
- DISCUSS the Great Depression & the Birth of Screwball Comedy
- FILM SCREENING: It Happened One Night (1934) starring Clark Gable & Claudette Colbert
- HOMEWORK: DUE FRIDAY, 1/26 (BY MIDNIGHT): FILM REVIEW #1 (Submit review to www.turnitin.com) (TEST GRADE)
Friday, January 19 [B]:
- B DAY (Class does not meet)
COMING UP NEXT WEEK:
- Finish It Happened One Night
- World War II Propaganda & SCREENING: The Mortal Storm
HISTORICAL CONTEXT WEBSITES:
Happened One Night
1930s - Great Depression
American Cultural History - 1930-1939
Film History of the 1930s
Milestones and Turning Points in Film History: 1930s
1930s On Film (part of the fantastic America in the 1930s)
Iconic Films of the Thirties
Art and Entertainment During the 1930s
It Happened One Night (1934) - It Happened One Night (1934) - TCM - It Happened One Night
Frank Capra - Capra, Smith, and Doe - Frank Capra & The American myth - Frank Capra and the American Ideals
Hollywood's Depression Age & Hollywood's Conservative Age
The Classic Hollywood Narrative Style - Hollywood's Golden Age
Charlie Chaplin's City Lights and the Great Depression
OUTLINE: The Great Depression
New Deal Timeline: 1933 & 1934
America's Great Depression: Timeline
America in the 1930s
New Deal Network
Introduction: The Great Depression and the New Deal
The Crash and the Great Depression
WPA Life Histories--Home Page
Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum
TIMELINE - Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt
The American Experience | Surviving the Dust Bowl
New Deal Programs
FDR Project: The First 100 Days
Encyclopaedia of USA History: Roosevelt and the New Deal
The Motion Picture Production Code of 1930 (Hays Code) - Joseph I. Breen
Digital History: Film Censorship in the 1920s & 1930s
Screwball Home - Screwball Comedy - Screwball Comedy - Screwball Home - Screwball comedy film
Musicals of the 1930's
Crime Pays: The Hollywood Gangster from 1930-1938
It's the Booze Talkin': Prohibition and the Gangster Film
The Marx Brothers and Identity Construction
A Gullible Nation? War of the Worlds Revisited
American Picture Palaces
The Great Chaplin - Charlie Chaplin in the Machine Age
American Picture Palaces
Palace Classic Films
More sites on the 1930s are available on Mrs. Osborn's 20th Century America page.
Digital History - Hollywood's America
Digital History - Hollywood as History
Digital History - The Nickel Madness
Many, many links for research & more information can be found on Mrs. Oz's Motion Pictures website.
Edmodo.com - Mrs. Osborn has your key code to join this online class.
WHERE TO SUBMIT YOUR OUTSIDE-CLASS FILM REVIEWS
TURN IT IN
Cinematic Terms - A FilmMaking Glossary
Movie Terminology Glossary
Film Genres Introduction - IMDb Genre Browser - Film Genre Chart
Looking for a movie? IMDB users vote on the Best/Worst films by genre: Action - Adventure - Animation - Biography - Comedy - Crime - Documentary - Drama - Family - Fantasy - Film-Noir - History - Horror - Independent - Music - Musical - Mystery - Romance - Sci-Fi - Short - Sport - Thriller - TV mini-series - War - Western
Check out IMDb Charts for Best/Worst votes in MANY categories!
Introduction to Film Genres.mov - YouTube
MOST FAMOUS QUOTES IN FILM
AFI's 100 Years, 100 Movie Quotes (Musical Montage) - YouTube
STREAMING DOCUMENTARY SERIES
VIDEO SERIES: American Cinema by Annenberg Media - 10, 1-hour episodes (streaming video) on the history and style of American Film. FABULOUS!!! Click on each episode's link for more info/activities. Click on VoD to view the episode!
ONLINE GAMES & TRIVIA ABOUT THE MOVIES
These Amazing Shadows | Trivia for Film Geeks | Independent Lens | PBS
TCM Classic Movie Trivia Game - Movie Trivia Quiz
Movie Quizzes and Movie Trivia -- Fun Trivia
Movies Around the World Quiz - National Geographic
History of Cinema and Popular Culture: Games, puzzles and quizzes
Academy Awards Trivia Quiz - Timelines.com
THE ULTIMATE MOVIE QUOTE TEST
FILM REVIEWS & CRITICAL ANALYSIS
Viewing and Watching Films Critically
Strategies for Finding Film Reviews and Critical Analysis
Movie Review Query Engine
Movie Review Databases
How to Cite Media
Citation Machine -- The Landmark Project
KU Writing Center :: Writing Guides
Writing Guide: Introduction
Reading, Writing, and Researching for History
A Student's Guide to the Study of History -- Main
TURNER CLASSIC MOVIES - You can "search by title or actor" for the classic film you wish to review...could save you a rental or help you find a film not available on VHS or DVD.
TCM Movie Database
Netflix - TV & movies instantly streamed online + DVD & Blu-ray rentals -- register & you can rent (& even view some online) ALMOST EVERY film listed on your Review List.
The Internet Movie Database (IMDb) - SEARCH PAGE
Bill Douglas Centre for the History of Cinema & Popular Culture
AFI's 100 Years - 100 Movies List
Greatest American Movies Series by AFI
Greatest Films - Specific Selection Criteria
100 Greatest Films
Greatest Film or Movie Quotes of All Time
Great Moments & Film Scenes from the Greatest Films
Greatest Film Star Legends
Greatest Directors and their Best Films - Great Directors - a critical database - Senses of Cinema
Movie History - Filmbug
All-Time USA Box Office Leaders
Film History by Decade
Timeline of Influential Milestones and Turning Points in Film History: Introduction - Pre-1900s, 1900s, 1910s, 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, 2000s
Welcome to OSCAR, OSCAR at OscarWorld.Net - one of my favorite Oscar sites!
The Official Academy Awards®Database - AMPAS
IMDb: Academy Awards, USA
Academy Awards® History & Oscars Winners
ACADEMY AWARDS® - MISTAKES & OMISSIONS
Academy Awards Best Pictures
Films101 - Sticking to the Best Movies
Check out IMDb Charts - Users vote on the Best/Worst films in MANY categories.
Trailers of Historically Significant Films
The Classic Hollywood Narrative Style
Chronology of Film History
Hollywood as History
Birth of the Movies
Motion Picture Sound - Timeline Of Sound On Film - Recording Technology History - Sound - The History of Motion Picture Sound - The early history of film sound
Hollywood's Depression Age
Hollywood's Conservative Age
Hollywood's Golden Age
The Movie Palace - American Picture Palaces
CinemaTour - Cinemas Around the World (including pics of all the theaters in the DFW area!)
Old Movie Houses Find Audience in the Plains - NYTimes.com
War and Anti-War Films
Motion Pictures and Propaganda
Ebert's Great Movies
History in the Movies - Just HOW accurate do specific films portray historical themes.
Paul Halsall Thinking About Historical Film- Is it worth the trouble?
American WideScreen Museum
Ancient History in the Movies - Medieval History in the Movies - Modern History in the Movies
The History Place - Hollywood's Best History Films!
MPA | Movie Ratings | History
TIME Magazine - ALL-TIME 100 Movies
YouTube - AFI!
Many, many links for research, information, & fun stuff about film can be found on Mrs. Oz's Motion Pictures website.
JOURNALS, TRADE PAPERS, FILM MEMORABILIA, & MISC. STUFF RELATING TO FILM
Film References & Resources
Welcome! | RiffTrax - Loved MST3K (Mystery Science Theater 3000)? Now, you can download riffs right on top of your favorite films!!! Lots of free samples, too!
Guide to Classic Film Genres and Styles
Film Genres - IMDb: Genres
Top Musicals - Top10 Western Films
War and Anti-War Films
Labor Films - Disaster Films - Crime and Gangster Films - Westerns Films
The Movie Times: Movies of 2010 Box Office Chart (also check out previous years)
All-Time USA Box Office - All-Time Worldwide Box Office - All-Time Non-USA Box Office
American WideScreen Museum
Museum of the Moving Image
Senses of Cinema
National Film Registry - National Film Preservation Board (Library of Congress)
moviemistakes.com - 43,179 bloopers and goofs from 3,906 movies and TV shows
Historical Movies in Chronological Order
Science Fiction on Film - Science Fiction Filmsite
War Movies Database - World War Two Movie Guide
World Wide Web Virtual Library - Film History Index
Media Awareness Network | Home
Media History Project: University of Minnesota - Timeline: Media History Project - 20th Century: Media History Project
In This Year ... & On This Day ...
IMDB.com Site Index
Roger Ebert's Glossary of Movie terms
MPTV - The Premier Resource of Hollywood Celebrity Photographs
Learn About Movie Posters - Posters Database
CLASSIC & VINTAGE FILM POSTERS
TV Tome - guide to the television shows you love
Mrs. Osborn, webmaster of your Online Assignment Manager.
For questions or comments, please contact me at email@example.com.
Or, by clicking on the bottle below!
Since August 2013, this page has been visited times.