ENG 225 week 4 quiz / A+

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1. In which auteur’s films are you most likely to encounter gritty, urban subject matter? (Points : 1)       Martin Scorsese
      Steven Spielberg
      Ingmar Bergman
      Nicole Holofcener

 

2. Which of the following is the best way to describe a director’s style? (Points : 1)
      His or her favorite mise en scène, cinematography, editing, and sound techniques
      The habitual way he or she deals with the actors on the set
      Typical way he or she deals with producers and other studio executives
      His or her preferred subject matter and genre in which to work

 

3. Which critic is best known for opposing the auteur theory? (Points : 1)
      Roger Ebert
      Francois Truffaut
      Andrew Sarris
      Pauline Kael

 

4. Which of the following is the “outer circle,” or minimal requirement, of Andrew Sarris’s model of the auteur theory? (Points : 1)
      Interior meaning
      Distinguishable personality
      Technical competence
      Popularity with audiences

 

5. Which director is credited with largely setting the stage for what we think of as the modern film director? (Points : 1)
      D.W. Griffith
      Orson Welles
      Alfred Hitchcock
      Steven Spielberg

 

6. What film technician’s role is most like the role of the foreman in the construction of a building? (Points : 1)
      The producer
      The screenwriter
      The director
      The cinematographer

 

7. Which of the following is the best description of auteur theory? (Points : 1)
      The theory that the producer is the author of a film
      The theory that the director is the author of a film
      The theory that the screenwriter and the director co-author a film
      The theory that there is no true author of a film

 

8. Why do many theorists doubt that genres exist at all? (Points : 1)
      Because all films are personal, individual visions
      Because studios invented the idea as a cynical marketing tool
      Because they are the product of audience expectations, not films themselves
      Because the definitions are fluid at best, meaningless at worst

 

9. Which of the following films is an example of the classic “screwball comedy”? (Points : 1)
      City Lights
      Bringing Up Baby
      Annie Hall
      Knocked Up

 

10. Which stylistic movement in film involved purposely distorted sets and images to convey a psychological feeling or attitude? (Points : 1)

      Dogme 95
      German Expressionism
      Italian Neorealism
      French New Wave

    ENG 225 week 4 quiz / A+

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