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Agenda- Film Studies, Period B

Week 19: Monday, January 18, 2016 - Friday, January 22, 2016
 Date Agenda
 Monday
 TuesdayGThe Hurt Locker (2008);  Homework: Film review (see Google Classroom)
 WednesdayFExam review
 ThursdayEDUE: Film review;  Film Crit Hulk article
 FridayBWrapping it up

Week 18: Monday, January 11, 2016 - Friday, January 15, 2016
 Date Agenda
 MondayEHayao Miyazaki's Spirited Away (2001);  For next Monday, watch Kathryn Bigelow's The Hurt Locker (2008)  ***ON NETFLIX
 TuesdayDJames Marsh's Man On Wire (2008)
 WednesdayCDROP DAY
 ThursdayBMan on Wire
 FridayAMan on Wire;  For Monday, watch The Hurt Locker    ***ALSO STREAMS ON NETFLIX

Week 17: Monday, January 4, 2016 - Friday, January 8, 2016
 Date   Agenda
 Monday C DROP DAY
 Tuesday B The Truman Show; For next Monday, watch Hayao Miyazaki's Spirited Away (2001)
 Wednesday A Ethan and Joel Coen's True Grit (2010)
 Thursday G True Grit
 Friday F True Grit

Week 16: Monday, December 21, 2015 - Friday, December 25, 2015 
 Date   Agenda
 Monday F Discuss Edward Scissorhands;  Homework:  see Google Classroom
 Tuesday E Chapters 8-10 of A Short History of Film; For January 5, watch Peter Weir's The Truman Show  (1998)
 Wednesday D No class: Christmas Concert
 Thursday
CHRISTMAS VACATION
 Friday
CHRISTMAS VACATION

Week 15: Monday, December 14, 2015 - Friday, December 18, 2015
 Date    Agenda
 Monday C DROP DAY
 Tuesday B Forman's One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest;
For next Monday, watch Spielberg's Raiders of the Lost Ark 
 Wednesday
Tim Burton's Edward Scissorhands
 Thursday A Edward Scissorhands
 Friday G Edward Scissorhands

Week 14: Monday, December 7, 2015 - Friday, December 11, 2015
 Date    Agenda
 Monday  A Kubrick's Dr. Strangelove; For next Tuesday, watch Forman's One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)
 Tuesday G Chapter Eight: The 1960s Explosion
 Wednesday F Woody Allen's Annie Hall (1977)
 Thursday E Annie Hall
 Friday D Annie Hall

Week 13: Monday, November 30, 2015 - Friday, December 4, 2015
 Date   Agenda
 Monday F Alfred Hitchcock's Rear Window (1954);
For next Monday, watch Stanley Kubrick's Dr. Strangelove or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)
 Tuesday E Rear Window
 Wednesday D Rear Window
 Thursday C DROP DAY
 Friday B Rear Window; For Monday, watch Dr. Strangelove

Week 12: Monday, November 23, 2015 - Friday, November 27, 2015
 Date   Agenda
 Monday A DUE: Chapter Seven notes (see Google Classroom);  On the Waterfront - Discussion Questions
Homework: Favorite Scene (Due Wednesday- see Google Classroom)
 Tuesday G On the Waterfront
 Wednesday F NO CLASS - Early Dismissal
 Thursday
NO SCHOOL - Thanksgiving Recess
 Friday
NO SCHOOL - Thanksgiving Recess

Week 11: Monday, November 16, 2015 - Friday, November 20, 2015
 Date   Agenda
 Monday F Conclude Unit 5: International Cinema Through WWII; Unit 6: Postwar Challenges to the Movies;
 Tuesday E Elia Kazan's On the Waterfront (1954)
Wednesday D On the Waterfront; Homework: Notes on Chapter Seven (Due Monday; see Google Classroom)
 Thursday C DROP DAY
 Friday B On the Waterfront

Week 10: Monday, November 9, 2015 - Friday, November 13, 2015
 Date   Agenda
 Monday  C  DROP DAY
 Tuesday B Double Indemnity;  Homework: Read pp 389-398 of Studlar's "Hard-boiled Film Noir" & be prepared for a discussion Thurs.
 Wednesday
NO SCHOOL -- Veterans Day
 Thursday A Double Indemnity and film noir; "Shadows of Suspense" documentary
 Friday G Unit 5: International Cinema Through World War II

Week 9: Monday, November 2, 2015 - Friday, November 6, 2015
 Date   Agenda
 Monday A  Citizen Kane;  For next Tuesday, watch Billy Wilder's Double Indemnity (1944)
 Tuesday G Citizen Kane
 Wednesday F Gene Kelly and Stanley Donen's Singin' in the Rain (1952)
 Thursday E Singin' in the Rain 
 Friday D Singin' in the Rain;  For Tuesday, watch Billy Wilder's Double Indemnity (1944)

Week 8: Monday, October 26, 2015 - Friday, October 30, 2015
 Date   Agenda
 Monday  E   Welles's Citizen Kane (1941)
 Tuesday D Citizen Kane
 Wednesday
PSAT/College Visit Day
 Thursday C DROP DAY
 Friday B DUE: Your Choice-1940s Film (see Google Classroom); Citizen Kane

Week 7: Monday, October 19, 2015 - Friday, October 23, 2015
 Date   Agenda
 Monday  C  DROP DAY
 Tuesday B QUIZ: Terms (Cinematography & Editing)Film analysis- Cinematography and Editing;
Homework: Analysis of a scene from Casablanca (see
 Google Classroom)
 Wednesday A Film analysis
 Thursday G Film analysis; Homework: Movie Review (see Google Classroom)
 Friday F DUE: Scene Analysis; Film analysis

Week 6: Monday, October 12, 2015 - Friday, October 16, 2015
 Date   Agenda
 Monday    NO SCHOOL — COLUMBUS DAY
 Tuesday F Casablanca; Unit 4 continued
 Wednesday
NO SCHOOL — PROFESSIONAL DAY
 Thursday E Film analysis;  Homework: Watch the following clips on the "Hollywood in the 1930s & 1940s" page: Cary Grant, Fred Astaire & Shirley Temple, Hollywood and the War, Jean Harlow & Clark Gable, 1939: The Wizard of Oz and Gone with the Wind
 Friday D Film analysis; Homework: Learn terms for cinematography and editing (Quiz Tuesday)

Week 5: Monday, October 5, 2015 - Friday, October 9, 2015
 Date   Agenda
 Monday  C  DROP DAY
 Tuesday B Chaplin's Modern Times; Unit 4: Hollywood in the 1930s & 1940s;  Homework: See Google Classroom assignment
 Wednesday C NO CLASS — Early Dismissal
 Thursday G Unit 4 continued;  Homework: See Google Classroom assignment
 Friday D Unit 4 continued;  Homework: For Tuesday, watch Michael Curtiz's Casablanca (1942)

Week 4: Monday, September 28, 2015 - Friday, October 2, 2015
 Date   Agenda
 Monday  A  Fritz Lang's (1931);  Homework: Reviews of Lang's M (see Google Classroom)
 Tuesday G Chaplin's City Lights (1931)
 Wednesday F DUE: Reviews of Lang's M (Google Classroom)City Lights;  For Tuesday's class, watch Chaplin's Modern Times (1936)
 Thursday E City Lights
 Friday D City Lights;  For Tuesday's class, watch Chaplin's Modern Times (1936)

Week 3: Monday, September 21, 2015 - Friday, September 25, 2015
 Date   Agenda
 Monday  F  Conclude Unit 2; For Monday's class, watch Fritz Lang's (1931)
 Tuesday E Unit 3: World Silent Cinema
 Wednesday D Unit 3 continued (Presentations; Clip: Early German Cinema)
 Thursday C DROP DAY
 Friday B Unit 3 continued (Presentations; Clips: Dreyer, Eisenstein, The Surrealists); For Monday's class, watch Fritz Lang's (1931)

Week 2: Monday, September 14, 2015 - Friday, September 18, 2015
 Date   Agenda
 Monday  D  The Great Train Robbery; Intro Unit 2: The Birth of an American Industry;
For Friday's class, watch Buster Keaton's The General (1926) **Streams on Netflix**
 Tuesday C DROP DAY
 Wednesday B The Birth of an American Industry (cont.)
 Thursday A The Birth of an American Industry (cont.)
 Friday G Buster Keaton

Week 1: Monday, September 7, 2015 - Friday, September 11, 2015
 Date   Agenda
 Monday   NO SCHOOL- Labor Day
 Tuesday A Introductory discussion
 Wednesday G Class Policies and Expectations; Website; Google Classroom; The Invention of Movies
 Thursday F The Invention of Movies (continued)    
 Friday E The Invention of Movies (continued)