In literature, the naive separation of form and content is called...
b. Narrative fragmentation
c. The heresy of paraphrase
d. Authorial intrusion
Which device tends to heighten the importance of a subject?
a. Low-angle shot
B. Bird's eye
c. Cool colors
d. Subsidiary contrast
Expressionists are often concerned with...
a. Spiritual and psychological truths
b. Objective truths
c. Story more than style
d. The basic, common experiences of life
a. Employs loosely organized plots
b. subordinates plot and characters to social themes
c. avoids the extremes of realism and formalism
d. sacrifices entertainment value to explore moral issues
a cinematic shot is defined by
a. the amount of subject matter included within the frame
b. the narative function of the shot
c. the duration of film exposure in a given scene
d. the gauge of film stock used to photograph the image
The three principal film styles include all except...
A realist director places a high premium on...
a. complexity, sophistication, style
b. technique, form, image
c. simplicity, spontanety, directness
d. beauty, truth, closed form
Oblique angle shots tend to suggest...
a. tension, transition, impending movement
b. security, domination
c. tediousness, insignificance
d. power, stability, fate
Even illumination and few cinspicuous shadows characterizes...
a. low key
b. high key
c. high contrast
d. multiple key
Double exposures and other special effects are achieved with...
a. an optical printer
d. a lighting key
Most films are either exclusively formalist or realist in style. True or False
Formalists are often referred to as "expressionists." Ture or False
In general, shots are determined on the basis of how much of the human figure is in view. True or False
Film noir is a style defined primarily in terms of light, or lack of it. True or False
Realists tend to employ extreme angles and high contrast lighting in their photography. True or False
High-angle shots are the most effective for conveying a sense of speed. True or False
For interior shots, realists tend to prefer images with an obvious light source - a window, or a lamp, for example. True or False
Formalists often stress the symbolic implications of light by deliberately distorting the natural light patterns. True or False
Slow film stocks are highly sensitive to light and tend to produce harsh light-dark contrasts and grainy images. True or False
Filters are more likely to be used by realists directors than by formalist directors. True or False
Explain the effects of cool colors versus warm colors in movies.