Write a Movie Review: Louder Than a Bomb Film Analysis

1.	“Looking at” means what you perceive in the film. “Looking into” means what was done to encourage you to have those perceptions. For this assignment, your work will focus on a specific person or team in the film. “Looking at” for this assignment means stating your perceptions of the person or the team. “Looking at” for this assignment includes noticing short selection, setting, interactions with the other people, clothing, what is said about a a person by other people, how other people respond to person – all the decisions that the director makes to tell the story in the way that he or she wants to tell it.
2.	Your assignment for this paper is as follows:
a.	Get into your discussion groups from the previous class
b.	Choose one of the four main characters 
i.	Nate
ii.	Adam
iii.	Nova
iv.	The Steimenauts (the team)
3.	As you watch the film, what are you learning about the person or team who you are watching? How are you learning it?


MECHANICS¡ª3O POINTS POSSIBLE

1.25-30: Grammar, usage, punctuation, sentence structure do not interfere with the reader¡¯s understanding.

2.  20-25: only one or two problems in these areas

3. 15-20: more than three problems

4. 0-15: A significant difficulty in any of these areas interferes with the reader¡¯s ability to understand what is being said, or the point that the writer is attempting to make.

ORGANIZATION¡ª30 POINTS POSSIBLE

25-30: Form and logical sequence of ideas is easy to follow and makes sense. The idea or argument is clearly developed.
20-25: Organization is good, but the flow may not be entirely clear or some steps in the argument seem to be missing.
15-20: There is a focus to the paper, but the idea or argument is either trite or not clearly developed.
0-15: The organization interferes with the reader¡¯s ability to understand the writer¡¯s ideas.
CONTENT¡ª40 POINTS POSSIBLE

35-40: Creative and clearly stated idea/argument that represents careful thought/analysis.
30-35: Creative and clearly stated, but minor flaws in reasoning or assumptions.
25-30: Perhaps no new ideas, but fairly clearly stated.  Can have some flaws in reasoning or assumptions.
0-25: Little or no apparent effort to engage the topic.  Little or no thought evident, major flaws in reasoning or assumptions.