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Agenda Film Studies Period A (2016-2017)

Week 18: Monday, January 9, 2017 - Friday, January 13, 2017
 Date Agenda
 Monday D Milos Forman's One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)
 TuesdayCDavid O'Russell's Silver Linings Playbook (2012); ***WATCH FROM 41:15 TO 1:15:08 FOR HOMEWORK***
 WednesdayBDROP DAY
 ThursdayASilver LInings Playbook 
 FridayASilver Linings Playbook; END OF COURSE
The LAST day you may submit your final exam project is 11:15 AM on Friday, January 20. You may, of course, submit it earlier. NO LATE PROJECTS WILL BE ACCEPTED because my grades must be submitted the following week.

Week 17: Monday, January 2, 2017 - Friday, January 6, 2017
 Date   Agenda
 Monday    NO SCHOOL - Vacation
 Tuesday A Woody Allen's Annie Hall (1977);  For next Monday, watch Milos Forman's One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)
 Wednesday G Annie Hall
 Thursday F Annie Hall
 Friday E Annie Hall; For Monday, watch Milos Forman's One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

Week 16: Monday, December 19, 2016 - Friday, December 23, 2016
 Date   Agenda
 Monday  F  Elia Kazan's On the Waterfront (1954)
 Tuesday E On the Waterfront
 Wednesday D On the Waterfront; Homework: Read Robert Sklar's short essay on On the Waterfront
 Thursday C On the Waterfront
 Friday B NO SCHOOL - Merry Christmas!

Week 15: Monday, December 12, 2016 - Friday, December 16, 2016
 Date   Agenda
 Monday  D  Discuss Hayao Miyazaki's Spirited Away (2001); Read one article on Spirited Away (see Google Classroom)
For next Monday, watch ONE of the following films from this list (not Cool Hand Luke, of course)
 Tuesday C Film history; Homework: Blog post (must be completed before Thursday's class)
 Wednesday B DROP DAY
 Thursday A Film history
 Friday G Film history; For next Monday, watch ONE of the following films from this list (not Cool Hand Luke, of course)

Week 14: Monday, December 5, 2016 - Friday, December 9, 2016
 Date   Agenda
 Monday  A  Peter Weir's The Truman Show (1998); Homework: Read background to Casablanca shared in Google Classroom
For next Monday, watch Hayao Miyazaki's Spirited Away (2001)
 Tuesday G Michael Curtiz's Casablanca (1942)
 Wednesday F Casablanca
 Thursday E Casablanca;  Optional homework: Blog post; Watch Spirited Away for Monday
 Friday
NO CLASS - Half Day (C-D-E-F)

Week 13: Monday, November 28 - Friday, December 2, 2016
 Date   Agenda
 Monday  F  Alfred Hitchcock's Rear Window (1954);  For next Monday, watch Peter Weir's The Truman Show (1998)
 Tuesday E Rear Window
 Wednesday D Rear Window
 Thursday C Rear Window;  For Monday, watch Peter Weir's The Truman Show (1998)
 Friday B DROP DAY

Week 12: Monday, November 21 - Friday, November 25, 2016
 Date   Agenda
 Monday  A  David Fincher's The Social Network (2010);  Homework: Blog entry
 Tuesday G The Social Network
 Wednesday F NO CLASS
 Thursday
THANKSGIVING RECESS
 Friday
THANKSGIVING RECESS

Week 11: Monday, November 14 - Friday, November 18, 2016
 Date   Agenda
 Monday  F  DUE: Analysis of a scene;  Orson Welles's Citizen Kane (1941)
For next Monday, watch The Social Network (2010)
 Tuesday E Citizen Kane
 Wednesday D Citizen Kane
 Thursday C Citizen Kane;  For Monday, watch The Social Network
 Friday B DROP DAY

Week 10: Monday, November 7 - Friday, November 11, 2016
 Date   Agenda
 Monday  C  Film analysis
 Tuesday B DROP DAY
 Wednesday A Film analysis
 Thursday G Film analysis; Analysis of a scene from a film of your choice due Monday
 Friday
NO SCHOOL - Veterans Day

Week 9: Monday, October 31, 2016 - Friday, November 4, 2016
 Date   Agenda
 Monday  G  Film analysis
 Tuesday
NO CLASS - All Saint's Liturgy  (C-D-X-F-G)
 Wednesday E QUIZ: Film Terms; Film analysis
 Thursday
NO SCHOOL
 Friday D Film analysis; DUE: Update progress on final project

Week 8: Monday, October 24, 2016 - Friday, October 28, 2016
 Date   Agenda
 Monday  E  Jane Feuer's "Winking at the Audience" (an analysis of Singin' in the Rain)
 Tuesday D Unit: Film analysis
 Wednesday C Film analysis
 Thursday B DROP DAY
 Friday A Film analysis; DUE: Update progress on final project

Week 7: Monday, October 17, 2016 - Friday, October 21, 2016
 Date   Agenda
 Monday B DROP DAY
 Tuesday A Gene Kelly and Stanley Donen's Singin' in the Rain (1952)   ***DUE BY FRIDAY'S CLASS: Update progress report Google Doc
 Wednesday
NO CLASSES
 Thursday G Singin' in the Rain
 Friday F Singin' in the Rain  ***DUE TODAY: Update progress report Google Doc

Week 6: Monday, October 10, 2016 - Friday, October 14, 2016
 Date   Agenda
 Monday
NO SCHOOL - Columbus Day
 Tuesday F City Lights
 Wednesday E City Lights
 Thursday D Stuart Rosenburg's Cool Hand Luke (1967)
 Friday C Cool Hand Luke

Week 5: Monday, October 3, 2016 - Friday, October 7, 2016
 Date   Agenda
 Monday D Tim Burton's Edward Scissorhands;  For next Tuesday, watch Stuart Rosenburg's Cool Hand Luke (1967) 
 Tuesday C Wrap up Edward Scissorhands; introduce City Lights
 Wednesday B DROP DAY
 Thursday A Charlie Chaplin's City Lights (1931)
 Friday G City Lights;  For Tuesday, watch Stuart Rosenburg's Cool Hand Luke (1967)

Week 4: Monday, September 26, 2016 - Friday, September 30, 2016
 Date   Agenda
 Monday B DROP DAY
 Tuesday A Fritz Lang's (1931)For Monday, watch Tim Burton's Edward Scissorhands (1990)
 Wednesday G M
 Thursday F Unit 3: World Silent and Early Sound Cinema
 Friday E Unit 3 continued; For Monday, watch Tim Burton's Edward Scissorhands (1990)

Week 3: Monday, September 19, 2016 - Friday, September 23, 2016
 Date   Agenda
 Monday F Joel and Ethan Coen'sTrue Grit (2010);  For next Tuesday, watch Fritz Lang's M (1931)
 Tuesday
NO CLASS - HALF DAY (B-C-D-F)
 Wednesday E True Grit
 Thursday D True Grit
 Friday C True Grit;  For Tuesday, watch Fritz Lang's M (1931)

Week 2: Monday, September 12, 2016 - Friday, September 16, 2016
 Date   Agenda
 Monday D Unit 2: The Birth of an Industry;  For Thursday, watch Buster Keaton's The General (1926); Discussion questions
 Tuesday C Unit 2 continued
 Wednesday B DROP DAY
 Thursday A The General
 Friday G The General

Week 1: Monday, September 6, 2016 - Friday, September 9, 2016
 Date   Agenda
 Monday   NO SCHOOL- Labor Day
 Tuesday A Introductory discussion
 Wednesday G Class Policies and Expectations; Website; Unit 1: The Invention of Movies
 Thursday F The Invention of Movies (continued)    
 Friday E A Trip to the Moon and The Great Train Robbery
For next Thursday, watch Buster Keaton's The General (1926)