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  • Submitted by: josescheuren
  • on March 18, 2012
  • Category: College Admissions
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MOVIE REVIEW TERMS

  1. Blurbs –

        • When a quote from a review is used in a commercial/advertisement
        • (ex – “Better than the Matrix!   I would see it again and again!”)

  2. Critic –

        • A professional who publishes his opinion on a particular movie/play/book
        • (ex – Roger Ebert, Richard Roeper, Leonard Maltin, Pauline Kael)

  3. Mediocre –

        • Competent but not especially outstanding
        • (ex – “The film wasn’t bad and it wasn’t good either, it was just mediocre”

  4. Cliché –

        • Something that’s been used so many times that it no longer surprises or interests the audience; overexposure
        • (ex – In a scary movie, a black cat jumps out and scares the character, but the real danger is RIGHT BEHIND HIM/HER!)

  5. Character Driven –

        • When the characters in a fictional work develop over the course of the story into people you care about
        • (ex – “Twilight” is about vampires, but more importantly, it’s the relationship between the characters that makes us care about the story)

  6. High-Concept –

        • When the idea behind the story is interesting enough to get people to see the movie without knowing anything else about it
        • (ex – A young clownfish gets kidnapped and put into an aquarium and it’s up to his father and a misfit group of fish to save him {“Finding Nemo”})

  7. Plot –

        • What the story is about
        • (ex – “Kung Fu Panda” is about a clumsy, overweight panda bear who dreams of becoming the ultimate kung fu warrior, etc… {note that a plot summary is about a paragraph long})

  8. Hype –

        • Using different techniques to get the audience excited about the story
        • (ex – “Come see ‘Coraline’ in amazing 3-D!   It’s like nothing you’ve ever seen before!”)

  9. Out of Context –

        • When quotes are mixed up and changed around to give the words a different meaning...

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