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Agenda- Fall 2018

The Invention of the Movies (late 1880s through early 1910s)
 DateDay Classwork Homework 
 Tuesday, Sept. 4 A Course IntroWatch Martin Scorsese's Hugo (2011) for Tues.
 Wednesday, Sept. 5 G  Persistence of Vision, Muybridge, Le Prince, Edison 
 Thursday, Sept. 6 F  Lumieres, Guy, McCay, Méliès's "A Trip to the Moon" (1902) 
 Friday, Sept. 7 E Edwin Porter's "The Great Train Robbery" (1903)
 Monday, Sept. 10 D  DROP DAY Watch Lloyd's Safety Last! (1923) for Tuesday
 Tuesday, Sept. 11 C Discuss Martin Scorsese's Hugo 

The Birth of an American Industry (1910s through early 1930s)
 DateDay Classwork Homework 
 Wednesday, Sept. 12 B  Studio system, Griffith, MGM, directors 
 Thursday, Sept. 13 A  Buster Keaton's The General (1926) 
 Friday, Sept. 14 G The General 
 Monday, Sept. 17 F  Discuss The GeneralOptional: Watch Fritz Lang's (1931) for Monday (see Google Classroom)
 Tuesday, Sept. 18 E  Discuss Harold Lloyd's Safety Last!  
 Wednesday, Sept. 19 D DROP DAY 
 Thursday, Sept. 20 C World Silent and Early Sound Cinema (1920s-1930s)
 Friday, Sept. 21     NO SCHOOL 
 Monday, Sept. 24 B Charlie Chaplin's City Lights (1931)Watch Tim Burton's Edward Scissorhands (1990) for Tuesday and complete blog post
 Tuesday, Sept. 25 A City Lights 
 Wednesday, Sept. 26 G Discuss City Lights 
 Thursday, Sept. 27 F  Discuss City Lights  

Film Analysis
 DateDay  Classwork  Homework 
 Friday, Sept. 28 E Cinematography
 Monday, Oct 1 D  DROP DAY 
 Tuesday, Oct. 2  Cinematography/EditingWatch Hitchcock's Psycho (1960) for Tuesday
 Wednesday, Oct. 3 C Mise-en scène
 Thursday, Oct.4 B  Sample analyses
 Friday, Oct. 5 A QUIZ: Cinematography and Editing Terms;
Sample analyses

 Monday, Oct. 8  NO SCHOOL - Columbus Day 
 Tuesday, Oct. 9 G Discuss Psycho; Intro group assigment 
 Wednesday, Oct. 10  NO CLASS 
 Thursday, Oct. 11 F NO CLASS 
 Friday, Oct. 12 E NO CLASS
 Monday, Oct. 15 D DROP DAY 
 Tuesday, Oct. 16 C Student-led Psycho scene analysis Read/Watch Slides 1-14 of The Hollywood Studio System
 Wednesday, Oct. 17 B Student-led Psycho scene analysis Read/Watch Slides 15-21 of The Hollywood Studio System

Hollywood Studio System in the 1930s and Early 1940s
 DateDay  Classwork  Homework 
 Thursday, Oct .18 A Studio System
 Friday, Oct. 19 G  Orson Welles's Citizen Kane (1941) 
 Monday, Oct. 22 F  Citizen Kane  
 Tuesday, Oct. 23 E Citizen Kane 
 Wedneday, Oct. 24   Citizen Kane 
 Thursday, Oct. 25 D DROP DAY  
 Friday, Oct. 26 C Citizen Kane Finish Citizen Kane for Monday's class 
 Monday, Oct. 29 B  Discuss Citizen Kane Watch clips from Manhattan Night

Spectacle and Introspection: Hollywood in the late 1940s and 1950s
 DateDay  Classwork  Homework 
 Tuesday, Oct. 30 A Manhattan Night Watch David Fincher's The Social Network (2010) for Friday
 Wednesday, Oct. 31 G  Overview of Spectacle and Introspection 
 Thursday, Nov. 1 F NO CLASS
 Friday, Nov. 2 E Discuss The Social Network Read/Watch slides of European Cinema thru WWII for Wednesday
 Monday, Nov. 5 D DROP DAY 
 Tuesday, Nov. 6  NO SCHOOL  
 Wednesday, Nov. 7 C Kelly and Donan's Singin' in the Rain (1952) Watch Damien Chazelle's La La Land (2016) for Tues., Nov. 13
 Thursday, Nov. 8  Singin' in the Rain  
 Friday, Nov. 9 B  Singin in the Rain 
 Monday, Nov. 12   NO SCHOOL - Veterans Day 
 Tuesday, Nov. 13 A Discuss Singin' in the Rain and La La Land 
 Wednesday, Nov. 14 G Elia Kazan's On the Waterfront (1954) 
 Thursday, Nov. 15 F On the Waterfront 
 Friday, Nov. 16 E On the WaterfrontWatch Contender: Mastering the Method for Monday (24 mins)
 Monday, Nov. 19 D DROP DAY 
 Tuesday, Nov. 20 F  Discuss On the Waterfront Watch any movie of your choice for Monday
 Wednesday, Nov. 21   NO CLASS 
 Thursday, Nov. 22  NO SCHOOL - Thanksgiving 
 Friday, Nov. 23  NO SCHOOL - Thanksgiving .
 Monday, Nov. 26 B Alfred Hitchcock's Rear Window (1954) Watch Peter Weir's The Truman Show (1998) for next Mon.  Netflix
 Tuesday, Nov. 27 A Rear Window 
 Wednesday, Nov. 28  Rear Window 
 Thursday, Nov. 29 G Discuss Rear Window 
 Friday, Nov. 30 F Discuss Rear Window 

The End of the Studio System and the Invasion of World Cinema (1960s)
 DateDay  Classwork Homework 
 Monday, Dec. 3 E Discuss The Truman ShowWatch Stuart Rosenberg's Cool Hand Luke (1967) for next Monday
 Tuesday, Dec. 4   New Hollywood (Late 60s-1970s) 
 Wednesday, Dec. 5 D  DROP DAY 
 Thursday, Dec. 6 C End of the Studio System (1960s)
 Friday, Dec. 7 B New Hollywood 
 Monday, Dec. 10 A  Discuss Cool Hand Luke

New Hollywood (Late 1960s through 1970s)
 DateDay  Classwork Homework 
 Tuesday, Dec. 11 G Skype with Brian DeCubellis Watch clips from Manhattan Night; Review Questions
 Wednesday, Dec. 12 F Woody Allen's Annie Hall (1977) Watch Forman's One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975) for next Mon.
 Thursday, Dec. 13 E Annie Hall 
 Friday, Dec. 14 D  DROP DAY
 Monday, Dec. 17 C  Discuss Annie Hall & Cuckoo's Nest Read presentation on 1980s

The Return of the Studios and the Rise of the Blockbuster (1980s)
 DateDay  Classwork  Homework 
 Tuesday, Dec. 18 B     Spike Lee's Do the Right Thing (1989) 
 Wednesday, Dec. 19 A  Do the Right Thing
 Thursday, Dec. 20 G  Do the Right Thing 
 Friday, Dec. 21 F  NO SCHOOL - Bishop's HolidayWatch Kathryn Bigelow's The Hurt Locker (2008) for Friday, January 4
 Wednesday, Jan 2     E  Discuss Do the Right Thing  


 DateDay  Classwork Homework 
 Thursday, Jan. 3         D DROP DAY 
 Friday, Jan. 4           C Discuss The Hurt Locker  
 Monday, Jan. 7  B Coen Brothers' True Grit (2010)Watch Martin McDonagh's Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017) for Friday
 Tuesday, Jan. 8 ATrue Grit 
 Wednesday, Jan. 9 G True Grit 
 Thursday, Jan. 10 F  Discuss True Grit 
 Friday, Jan. 11 E  Discuss Three Billboards...
 Monday, Jan. 14 D DROP DAY  
 Tuesday, Jan. 15 C  O'Russell's Silver Linings Playbook (2012) 
 Wednesday, Jan. 16 B Silver Linings Playbook 
 Thursday, Jan. 17 A  Silver Linings Playbook