Fixing the System: VICE on HBO Special Report Ft. Barack Obama (Full Episode)
Film Review Guide:
Your film reviews should be at least two pages long and double spaced. Your reviews should include all of the content listed below:
Please check the attached sample film review before you start writing your own film review..
Name_____________________
Film Review Number_________
Title – catchy, can indicate if review will be positive or negative, you can play with words to make the title interesting or different.
Paragraph 1 – Opening paragraph. You can start by summarizing the film and providing early suggestions about your general assessment of the film (positive/negative).
Paragraph 2 – Start or continue summarizing the film; do not provide details about the ending. It also important that you discuss in this part the various issues that the film addresses.
Paragraphs 3 and 4 – Your positive thoughts about the film: What did you like? Why? Use descriptive words, think about the film’s story, setting, effects, and music.
Paragraphs 5 and 6 – Negative thoughts you have about the film: What didn’t you like? Why? Comment on the same types of topics that you mentioned in paragraphs 3 and 4
Paragraphs 7 and 8 – How accurately did the film portray the actual War on Drugs in the United States? Provide evidence to support your answer. Use the internet to characterize on how accurately the movie portrays real conditions in society? If your research indicates there were falsehoods in the film, please describe those falsehoods.
Paragraph 9 – Final comments: general comments that summarize your view of the film. What are the main messages that the film communicated to you? Did the film change your perception about criminal justice in United States?
Save your assignment as a Microsoft Word document. (Mac users, please remember to append the “.docx” extension to the filename.) The name of the file should be your first initial and last name, followed by an underscore and the name of the assignment, and an underscore and the date.