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Critical Reading: Tools for Film Analysis

help for reading complicated scholarly articles or other text.

Film Analysis

From The Writing Center, UNC-Chapel Hill, https://writingcenter.unc.edu/tips-and-tools/film-analysis/

From NDLA (Norway), How to Analyze a Film https://ndla.no/en/node/10649?fag=42

From the site above, look for the section Film Contents for helpful questions to ask when analyzing film.

How to Write a Film Review, https://ndla.no/en/node/99995?fag=42

Film Contents

Film Facts: List
Genre: List
Setting: List
Plot and structure: List
Conflict: List
Characterization: List
Narrator and point of view: List
Imagery: List
Theme: 

Film Contents

Film Facts: List
Genre: List
Setting: List
Plot and structure: List
Conflict: List
Characterization: List
Narrator and point of view: List
Imagery: List
Theme: 

Film Contents

Film Facts: List
Genre: List
Setting: List
Plot and structure: List
Conflict: List
Characterization: List
Narrator and point of view: List
Imagery: List
Theme: 

From Masaryk University (Czech Republic), Guide to Film Analysis in the Classroom, https://is.muni.cz/el/1421/jaro2018/AJ18085/film_analysis.pdf

IntoFilm, https://www.intofilm.org. Contains lots of good free resources, linked to specific movies.

Lesson Plans, Motion Picture, Film Studies, http://frankwbaker.com/mlc/motion-pictures-online-film-lesson-plans/

Reviewing Motion Pictures Critically, http://frankwbaker.com/mlc/motion-pictures-film-study/

Try a Google Search using "movie analysis rubrics" or "film analysis rubrics"