Film Viewer Opinion Essay

618 Words Feb 15th, 2013 3 Pages
Film Viewer Opinion
Cheryl A. Williams
HUM150-Introduction to Film Studies
January 7, 2013
Brian Krieger

Film Viewer Opinion
This summary will address how I determine which films to watch, what makes a film enjoyable, and what makes a film unenjoyable to watch. The opinions expressed in this summary are solely those of the author and not of University of Phoenix, its staff, or facilitators.
Deciding which films to watch is not challenging for this writer. Romance, erotica, action, drama, adventure, mystery, musicals, documentaries, and animated or cartoon are preferred. The aforementioned types of films or movies are preferred because they usually contain an element of humor or provide some type of comedic relief.
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These types of films leave very little to the imagination and have no substance. Horror films tend to promote violence in a profound way and en light of recent world events of people being killed and the mass murders of children, one would think viewing violence and deriving pleasure from it is gratifying or enjoyable in any way.
The same technical elements that make a film enjoyable to watch such as plot, script, characters, actors, the setting or location, and emotional and educational values can also make a film unenjoyable to watch with additional elements, including the director(s) or producer(s).
Conclusion
Whatever genre of film one chooses to engage him or her-self in is one made by the viewer. Films are created to appeal and reach various audiences. Films and movies are primarily created to entertain individuals. Various films will appeal to one’s senses, imagination, experiences, and points of view on a particular subject or event. Ultimately, what determines what makes a film enjoyable and unenjoyable is solely determined by what appeals to the viewer.
Feedback from Instructor (Published: Thu 01/10/2013 06:05 PM EST)
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Comments:
Very good paper. The student listed erotica, action, and romance among the films she likes to watch. It was a very diverse film list. The most enjoyable films to the student were those that presented new information or had a level of excitement to them. The

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