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For this activity you will need to choose a horror movie to watch. Choose a film from the following list or if you have another idea, ask your teacher. Remember, a film does not have to be gory or...

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For this activity you will need to choose a horror movie to watch. Choose a film from the following list or if you have another idea, ask your teacher. Remember, a film does not have to be gory or gruesome to contain horror. As you learned in “Scared Witless,” the key to horror is simulated risk — feeling like you're in danger while knowing that you are not.
The Blair Witch Project (1999)The Silence of the Lambs (1991)Jaws (1975)Halloween (1978)The Birds (1963)Alien (1979)The Shining (1980)Psycho (1960)Paranormal Activity (2007)The Mist (2007)The Ring (2002)As you watch, you will need to take notes to prepare for the film analysis you will write in this activity. Use the Film Analysis Graphic Organizer. Now that you've watched a horror movie, and taken notes, it's time to write a film analysis. In the analysis, you draw a conclusion about how well the movie appeals to the psychological needs of the viewer while fulfilling the criteria of the genre. Use the following outline to plan your analysis.
Introduction Provide some brief background information on your film: Who directed it? When was it made? How was it received by critics and audiences? You can usually find all this information on the Internet Movie Database.End this paragraph with your evaluation of the movie by answering this question: How well did the movie appeal to the viewer's psychological needs while fulfilling the criteria of the genre? Think back to what you learned from the “Stephen King on Fear” essay, the Psychology of Fear note, and the “Scared Witless” article, as well as your note on the three genres of horror.Body Paragraph 1 Briefly summarize the plot of the movie and identify which genre of horror it belongs to. Provide specific examples from the movie to support your claim.Body Paragraph 2 Discuss three specific examples from your graphic organizer that you think did a good job at helping to tell the story. Make sure you're using the correct film terminology when discussing the elements of film.Body Paragraph 3 Discuss any examples from the film that you thought did not do a good job at helping to tell the story.Body Paragraph 4 Explain how this film would appeal to psychological needs of the viewer. Make specific reference to at least one of your readings from this unit.Conclusion Overall, how well did the movie appeal to the viewer's psychological needs while fulfilling the criteria of the genre? Remind the reader of the key points you've made.Your review should be approximately XXXXXXXXXXwords.
Be sure to do a rough copy and proofread it before you write your good copy. Don't forget to check the rubric (click here to review the rubric) before submitting to make sure you've met the criteria for this assignment. Once you've revised your rough draft, submit your good copy of your film review to the dropbox. Make sure you carefully identify the rough and good copy in the file title.
Submit Your WorkThis is the ePortfolio icon. eJOURNAL #3: Print vs Film ReflectionHow does the medium of film differ from the medium of print in terms of telling a story? What can film do that print can't? What can print do that film can't? Provide specific examples from this unit to support your ideas in a 1 page reflection.
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Taruna answered on May 31 2021
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PARANORMAL ACTIVITY (2007)
Introduction
    Out of various genres of ho
or, the abstract one is the most sizzling and giving chills to the spines of the audience. In fact, the abstract ho
or lies in feeling for something that does not exist physically. However, its presence is sound enough through voices and other events that prove that the object is around the characters. Commonly known as the ho
or based on unseen supernatural force that is negative, the movie series Paranormal Activity is made on the same. Its first part, however, is the most dramatic one that is based over the demonic activities happening in a house where Katie and Micah come to live. The precise quality of the movie is that it does not show ho
or by character, instead; it has that tinge of fear rising in characters as well as in audience through unseen presence of demon in the house.
Plot Overview
    As per the plot overview of Paranormal Activity (2007), the first in the sequence of movie series, Micah and Katie buy a house. Katie feels haunted since the very young because she is of the view that she feels like someone is pursuing her—though the object or person pursuing her is never seen in the movie; it is the reference only that she makes. Because of having a curious personality, her husband Micah installs cameras in the house. The situation with Katie seem intense from the very beginning of the evil events take place in the house but Micah does not take anything happening seriously.
    There is a series of strange activities that happen mostly during night hours in the house. During night one, the keys begin jangling and some frail voices of moving objects or as if someone is walking in the house. The movements are heard upstairs and downstairs in the house though, it does not distu
the couple much. The...
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