Unit 8 seminar

The chapter discusses a variety of genres in film. In Seminar, you will discuss these genres, as well as the purpose of film and its techniques.

  1. Which genres appeal most to you? Are there some film genres that you have not seen? Why do some genres appeal while others do not?
  2. What impact do special effects have on a film? Do you need a strong plot and characters, or can special effects be sufficient?
  3. Should critical reviews of films matter when considering whether to watch a particular film? Support your perspective with examples, in your own words, from the reading material.