For this assignment, you will compose a film review of a recent (last year) film. To fulfill this assignment, your film review must follow the Format section of this assignment sheet and reflect the conventions of the film review genre.
Purpose: The main purpose of a movie review is to inform the reader about the film and its ideas. The review determines whether someone will want to see the movie. Film review should be detailed enough to provide assistance in making an honest decision i.e. whether the reader wants to see it or if they’d like it. The film review is an important assignment because it allows you to apply the principles and concepts that you have learned in class: analyze your own reactions in order to understand your perceptions of the film; express yourself with clarity, style, and effectiveness; and develop and use good standards of criticism.
Genre: You will write a film review of your selected film.
Audience As with any film review, the audience is someone considering seeing the film.