Pick 2 of these films you have seen (must be different genres) Ex: 1
from COMEDY and 1 from HORROR and Create a 5- to 10-slide Microsoft®
describing your two selected genres and how your two chosen films fit or do not
fit the standard model for each of these genres. Also answer questions 1-4 below with at
least 50 words per answer.
of each of your selected genres
of the following components for each film:
the film’s story
of the films
typical or atypical for their
respective genre and how each film’s components support your view
Additionally, address fictional
aspects of film by writing the following for
inclusion on one Microsoft® PowerPoint® slide:
your own genre movie character (choose one of the two genres you selected for
this week’s assignment) and write a goal for them, a conflict they encounter,
and how they resolve their conflict and achieve their goal.
Format your presentation consistent
with APA guidelines.
Film Genre: Comedy
Heaven Can Wait
Dumb and Dumber
Meet the Parents
50 First Dates
Film Genre: Horror
The Birds (1963)
Night of the Living
The Exorcist (1973)
A Nightmare on Elm
The Silence of the
I Am Legend (2007)
Film Genre: Science Fiction
2001: A Space Odyssey,
Invasion of the
Star Wars, 1977
The Empire Strikes
1. In some instances, genres overlap each other,
as in Zombieland or Shaun of the Dead. In your opinion, do
you think these movies fall into an existing genre, such as horror or comedy?
If so, which one do they fall into? Why did you select this genre? If not, how
would you define the genre? What would you call it?
2. Many science fiction films are set in a
dystopian future (meaning a future that is frightening and oppressive). What
types of stories and action are typical of these films? What would you do to
“break the mold” in this type of film?
3. When was the last time a film made you laugh?
Analyze the type of humor you responded to. Was it slapstick, situational,
dark, or another type of comedy?
The author Stephen King is listed as one of the key figures in
the horror genre. Why do you think so many of his works have been made into
films? In other words, what key aspects of his works translate well to the big
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