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(Updated on 17/05/2014)


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  • Film Glossary
    ex.: Bird's eye view. "A shot in which the camera photographs a scene from directly overhead."

    (owlnet.rice.edu)

  • Film – "refers to motion pictures as individual projects and to the field in general. The name came from the fact that photographic film (also called filmstock) has historically been the primary medium for recording and displaying motion pictures. Many other terms exist — motion pictures (or just pictures or "picture"), the silver screenphotoplaysthe cinemapicture showsflicks — and commonly movies."
    (Wikipedia)

  • Movies - 4 pages - Vocabulary + Conversations
    (setbc.org)

 

 

 

 

 

  • Le CineDico en français / anglais / allemand / espagnol / portugais
    avec sommaire alphabétique et sommaire thématique
    (lecinedico.com)
  • movies and DVD rentals - a lesson proposed by Randall S. Davis with :
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    a list of commonly-used vocabulary with a recording of the words in RealMedia format.
    - a short quiz to test students' comprehension of some of the words,
    - a Follow-Up exercise for expanding students' use of the vocabulary in a conversation with a partner or group.

    (esl-lab)
  • The English Learner Movie Guide :
    "Each individual guide is a detailed synopsis of a popular movie, which consists of the following:
    - a summary of the plot
    - a list of the major characters
    - an extensive glossary of vocabulary and various cultural references that even advanced ESL learners would often not understand
    - questions for ESL class discussion"

    (eslnotes.com)





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  • FILM RATINGS :


    • From the article : Harvey Weinstein film Bully given PG-13 rating :
      "An R rating means children under the age of 17 are not able to watch the film, about bullying in US schools, without a parent present...

      A PG-13 rating... warns parents that some material may be unsuitable for children under the age of 13."
      (BBC)


    • Film genres and film ratings (Jean Sebastien Dot - Ac. Toulouse)

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CLICHES :

 

  • The Movie Cliches List
    "
    This is a list of the most annoying and common logic flaws and stereotypes found in movies."
    For example : SPORTS - "In any type of sport movie, a player on the field can look up into a crowd of 1 billion and immediately spot their loved one."...

    (moviecliches.com)

 

 

'Vantage Point' ( = 'Angles d'attaque')
"U.S. President Henry Ashton (Hurt) attends a political summit in Salamanca, Spain to promote an international treaty.
Displayed with eight differing viewpoints, an assassination attempt on the president occurs, relayed in a time span of 23 minutes.
Each time the events unfold from the beginning, a new vantage point is shown revealing additional details,
which ultimately completes the story of what actually took place during the incident.[2]"