Back to the Future Student’s Name: Institution Affiliation: An American cultural critic media and cinema theorist Vivian Sobchack argues that science fiction film is a movie genre that focuses on speculative actual or extrapolative science and the empirical techniques blending in a social context with less emphasis but still exhibiting religion and transcendentalism of magic in trying to reconcile the human beings with the unknown (Sobchack 2001). Sci-fi films must meet three critical features; first science fiction film usually displays the sinister and dangerous nature of skills and knowledge thereby portraying significant challenges concerning the nature of human beings The speculative and extrapolative science techniques employed therein are a true reflection of a multifaceted science fiction film. References MASLIN J. (2017). Movie Review - - IN 'FUTURE ' BOY RETURNS TO THE PAST - NYTimes.com. Nytimes.com. Retrieved 23 June 2017 from www.nytimes.com Rome E. White C. Gonzalez B. Galbraith A. White C. Bogosian D. & White C. (2017). ‘Back to the Future’: What the critics said in 1985. UPROXX. Retrieved 23 June 2017 from uproxx.com Zemeckis R. & Gale B. (2004). Back to the future (1985). Alexandria VA: Alexander Street Press. Sobchack V. (2001). What is film history?. [...]
Choose one movie to evaluate as a “great” movie. Your essay should follow the structure set forth below. Your thesis should make some kind of claim/assertion regarding your chosen movie. Your thesis should be at the end of your introduction paragraph. You also need a conclusion paragraph wherein you reiterate your thesis and provide final comments. Use quote sandwiches to effectively incorporate at least two (2) outside sources into your essay, noting the following: Personal interviews do not count toward your two (2) source quota. You may not cite Wikipedia as a source. Citing Wikipedia will result in ten (10) points being deducted from your D2 grade. You must use parenthetical (in-text) citations throughout your paper, and you must include a Works Cited page at the end of the paper. The Works Cited page does not contribute to the minimum required page count for this assignment. Required paper structure: ¶1: Your definition of what makes a great __________________ movie (fill in the blank with the genre of movie you’ve chosen). Your definition should include at least three (3) aspects that are well explained. You thesis—making an assertion that your chosen movie is a great one—should be the last sentence of your first paragraph, and this is the first place in your essay where you should mention the movie’s name. ¶ 2: A concise summary of the movie’s plot. (Do not evaluate the movie yet. Simply summarize what it’s about, including spoilers.) ¶ 3: An explanation of how the movie fulfills the first aspect of your definition. ¶ 4: An explanation of how the movie fulfills the second aspect of your definition. ¶ 5: An explanation of how the movie fulfills the third aspect of your definition. ¶ 6: Conclusion paragraph with reiterated thesis.