Please follow these guidelines...but you may add to them to enhance your Review
1. RELEVANCE OF THE MOVIE
Relevance of the movie to our Course's subject in general
Relevance of the movie to specific area(s) or topic(s) of the Course
2. SYNOPSIS OF THE MOVIE
Story and Plot of the movie
Time frame of the story...it's historical setting
Main or pertinent characters in the movie
3. GENERAL ASSESSMENT OF THE MOVIE/STORY
How was the story presented?
-------i.e. flashbacks, sequential, from a particular character's point of view, etc.
What was the intention of the film and/or filmmaker?
-------Was this intention fulfilled or met?
Did the way the movie was produced and presented affect the content?
Were there specific scenes or occurences which stood out as being essential to the development of the story and/or to your understanding of it?
Major substantive points of the movie?
Any secondary points made?
Any 'unintentional' results of the movie?
4. SPECIFIC ASSESSMENT OF THE MOVIE/STORY
Any identifiable paradigms and theoretical perspectives in use in the movie?
Which issues emerged as the strongest...as the weakest?
Was it more or less sociologically-oriented...how so?
What specific sociological analysis or concepts can be applied?
Overall impact of the movie...on reviewer?
Speculate about variety of impacts on others
What did you learn...and/or...how did it enhance your understanding?
What is your recommendation about the movie?
What would you suggest people keep in mind while viewing it?