The chapter discusses a variety of genres in film. In Seminar, you will discuss these genres, as well as the purpose of film and its techniques.
- Which genres appeal most to you? Are there some film genres that you have not seen? Why do some genres appeal while others do not?
- What impact do special effects have on a film? Do you need a strong plot and characters, or can special effects be sufficient?
- Should critical reviews of films matter when considering whether to watch a particular film? Support your perspective with examples, in your own words, from the reading material.