MOVIE REVIEW OVER "THE HELP" BY TATE TAYLOR [631 WORDS]in Videos by TopClassHomework
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What is a Book/Film Review?
A book/film review is a critical evaluation that not only summarizes a work, but makes an argument. A review must include both summary and commentary. The writer should offer agreement or disagreement and identify where he/she finds the work exemplary or deficient in its knowledge, judgments, organization or presentation. The review should resemble other types of academic writing, with a thesis statement, supporting body paragraphs, and a conclusion. Final draft should follow MLA style (see page 133 in The Little Seagull).
First draft should be at least one page, double-spaced, in length and is due Jan. 22.
Final draft should be two pages, double-spaced, in length and is due Feb. 3.
Points will be deducted for reviews incorrectly formatted, reviews under a page in length and reviews over three pages in length.
Suggested Approach for Structure and Content
Should include a hook to capture the reader’s interest as well as your thesis statement (the film succeeds because of A and B; or the book fails because of X, Y and Z. The intro should include the title of the book/film and the name of the author/writer/director. It might include a catchy or memorable line from the film or quote from the book, or an anecdote or meaningful phrase related to the work’s theme.
- Body Paragraphs
Should support thesis statement. Depending on the elements identified in your thesis, you should write at least two, preferable
three body paragraphs. Each should include a topic sentence and supporting details.
Should sum up your points and restate your thesis.