TRAGEDY! (Almost)

Imagine putting all your effort into a assignment and it gets lost. This was the luck of my weekend. After revising and adding the finishing touches to my assignments, I woke up to what seem like a nightmare. When I went to turn on my laptop to do my daily browsing and research,  *Folder with […]

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[AB#10] Teaching with Trailers

Bibliography Hamel (2012) ‘Teaching with trailers: The pedagogical value of previews for introducing film analysis’, Journal of Film and Video, 64(4), p. 38 Having confirmed a fear of students failing the lesson of analysing film style, Hamel suggests that the problem stems from his teaching method. Based on material from books, Hamel’s research led him […]

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[AB#9] Television’s tortured misfits: Authenticity, method acting, and Americanness in the Midcentury

Bibliography Schneider, M.A. (2016) ‘Television’s tortured misfits: Authenticity, method acting, and Americanness in the Midcentury “Slice-of-Life” anthology drama’, Journal of Film and Video, 68(3-4), p. 30 This article implies that method acting emphasizes personal experience, emotion, and imagination as a resource to characterise an actor. “Rather than acting a part, one must ‘live the part’” […]

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