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FALL SEMESTER 2010

Quiz 3 - Questions & Answers

Q1.) More than any other genre, the American western is linked to ______.

--A1. ???

Q2.) The gangster genre is deeply rooted in ______.

--A2. THE AMERICAN DREAM

Q3.) Narrative films are those movies whose primary relationship with the audience is ______.

--A3. THAT OF A STORYTELLER

Q4.) Documentary and experimental films____________.

--A4. ???

Q5.) What was the horror genre born out of?

--A5. A NEED TO CONFRONT AND CONQUER WHAT WE DO NOT UNDERSTAND

Q6.) Think of narrative movies as ______ and documentary films as ______.

--A6. FICTION; NONFICTION

Q7.) Which of the following is a modern example of film noir?

--A7. ???

Q8.) Any given genre naturally emerges and crystallizes ______.

--A8. TO GIVE A NARRATIVE VOICE THAT IS ESSENTIAL IN OUR CULTURE

Q9.) Classical gangster plots typically follow ______.

--A9. ???

Q10.) Musicals tell their stories by using characters that ______.

--A10. EXPRESS THEMSELVES WITH SONG OR DANCE

Q11.) Integrated musicals ______. 

--A11. ASSIMILATED SINGING AND DANCING WITH SPOKEN ACTION

Q12.) The complex process of making movies ______ purely random construction.

--A12. DISCOURAGES

Q13.) Every documentary filmmaker has a/an ______ perspective on the subject matter.

--A13. PERSONAL

Q14.) What thematic conflict defines most science fiction movies?

--A14. ???

Q15.) A movie’s theme ______.

--A15. IS A UNIFYING IDEA THAT IS EXPRESSED THROUGH ITS NARRATIVE OR IMAGERY

Q16.) All avant-garde movies are also known as ______.

--A16. EXPERIMENTAL

Q17.) Animation is a different ________ of movie, not a single ________ of movie.

--A18. FORM; TYPE

Q19.) Which film set the standard for digitally animated human characters?

--A19. FINAL FANTASY (2001)

Q20.) A movie’s formula, its structure or plot, ______.

--A20. HELPS VIEWERS DETERMINE THE GENRE TO WHICH T BELONGS

Q21.) Narrative is a cinematic structure that arranges events in a ____________ sequence.

--A21. ???

Q22.) Documentary and experimental films____________.

--A22. ARE OFTEN DIVIDED INTO SUBCATEGORIES

Q23.) Which kind of movies provided the cinema with some of its first anti-heroes?

--A23. GANGSTER

Q24.) What does a typical horror movie establish first?

--A24. A NORMAL WORLD

Q25.) In contrast to most movie stars, the actors most closely associated with early gangster films were ______.

--A25. DIMINUTIVE AND RELATIVELY UNATTRACTIVE

Q26.) What two categories do horror movie settings fall into?

--A26. FAMILIAR SMALL TOWN AND UNTAMED REMOTE RURAL AREA

Q27.) _________ refers to the categorization of films by the stories they tell and the ways that they tell them.

--A27. ???

Q28.) What was one of the first backstage Hollywood musicals?

--A28. ???

Q29.) More than any other genre, the American western is linked to ______.

--A29. PLACE

Q30.) Narrative films are directed toward ______.

--A30. FICTIONAL FILMS

Q31.) Many of the early noir films were _____.

--A31. LOW-BUDGET B MOVIES

Q32.) Direct cinema is a documentary that intends the viewer to feel like a ______.

--A32. WITNESS

Q33.) What does stop-motion record?

--A33. MOVEMENTS OF OBJECTS MANIPULATED BETWEEN FRAMES

Q34.) More than virtually any other genre, film noir is distinguished by its ______.

--A34. VISUAL STYLE

Q35.) Classical gangster plots typically follow ______.

--A35. A RAGS TO RICHES TO DESTRUCTION FORMULA

Q36.) Narrative is a cinematic structure that arranges events in a ____________ sequence.

--A36. CAUSE AND EFFECT

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