Part I: Entertainment Critic
In the first part of your paper,
Evaluate the film as a critic from an entertainment perspective using the following three topics:
Identify what the film is trying to say.
Explain how well the film says what it is trying to say.
Explain, in your opinion, if it is worth saying.
Discuss both narrative and literary concepts listed in the text.
Discuss the common character archetypes represented in the film using Table 2.3: Archetypes in Film from Reading 2.5 in the textbook.
Choose an analysis approach (i.e., formalist, dualist, or generic).
Provide a one-paragraph analysis of the film using this approach.
Part 2: Business Lens
In the second part of your paper,
Analyze business concepts in the film.
Consider the theme of the film, and choose three of the following four themes to discuss: management, leadership, ethics, or entrepreneurship. Address three of the following:
Identify leadership traits portrayed in the film (charismatic, transactional, transformational).
Identify management concepts portrayed in the film.
Refer to the Management Concepts and Termsdocument for support.
Identify ethical dilemmas in the film.
Justify decisions made by characters based on moral standards and ethics.
Identify entrepreneurship concepts portrayed in the film
Discuss different business types, steps to starting a business, or products versus services.
Part 3: Conclusion
For your conclusion,
Explain how your review differed between Part 1: Entertainment Critic and Part 2: Business Lens.
Consider business success and failures portrayed in the film.
What are some of the key takeaways that can be used in your business or career?
Here are some Writing Center resources for organizing your paper:
The Film Analyses final paper,
Must be six to seven double-spaced pages in length (not including title and references pages) and formatted according to APA Style as outlined in the Writing Center’s APA Formatting for Microsoft Wordresource.
Must include a separate title page with the following:
Title of paper in bold font
Space should appear between the title and the rest of the information on the title page.
Name of institution (The University of Arizona Global Campus)
Course name and number
Must utilize academic voice. See the Academic Voice resource for additional guidance.
Must include an introduction and conclusion paragraph. Your introduction paragraph needs to end with a clear thesis statement that indicates the purpose of your paper.
For assistance on writing Introductions & Conclusions and Writing a Thesis Statement, refer to the Writing Center resources.
Must use at least five credible sources in addition to the course text.
The Scholarly, Peer-Reviewed, and Other Credible Sources table offers additional guidance on appropriate source types. If you have questions about whether a specific source is appropriate for this assignment, please contact your instructor. Your instructor has the final say about the appropriateness of a specific source.
To assist you in completing the research required for this assignment, view Quick and Easy Library Researchtutorial, which introduces the University of Arizona Global Campus Library and the research process, and provides some library search tips.
Must document any information used from sources in APA Style as outlined in the Writing Center’s APA: Citing Within Your Paper guide.
Must include a separate references page that is formatted according to APA Style as outlined in the Writing Center. See the APA: Formatting Your References List resource in the Writing Center for specifications.
Part I: Entertainment Critic