• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

The movie: Cursed a Wes Craven filmObjective: My objective is to express my opinion about a movie that I feel was overrated.

Extracts from this document...

Introduction

Cursed (plan) p.1 Planning Material Topic: A movie that I thought was overrated. The movie: Cursed a Wes Craven film Objective: My objective is to express my opinion about a movie that I feel was overrated. I own this movie so I watched it again to see if anything jumped out at me the third time that I didn't see the first two times. I still felt the same after seeing it for the third time. I went online to get information on release dates, reviews and box office gross. Cursed (rd.) p.1 Rough Draft Cursed a Wes Craven Film Celita Hamilton January 6, 2006 ENG105 Dr. Christine Miller Cursed (rd) p. 2 Introduction: The movie Cursed was overrated with the use of a well known director and actors, hyped-up commercials and promises of fright. ...read more.

Middle

The cast was great I was just really turned off by the whole feel of the movie it was so typical and you knew the culprit before the movie even really got started. In a review by Wireless Magazine they called it "A breathtaking supernatural thriller!"(Video, 2005).In a review by Brian Juergens he states "What we get is just about every clich� imaginable..." (Bloody-Distuging, 2005). Conclusion Basically the way I felt about the movie is that it had a good supporting cast and a workable storyline. It failed with the lack of special effects and cheesy punch lines. It seemed more like a modern day B-Movie than a thriller. To put it simple I would rather watch The Rocky Horror Picture Show than watch Cursed. I say give me something to scare me and they give me something that my three year old niece laughs at. ...read more.

Conclusion

That goes to show how outdated the effects seemed. I mean the werewolves were so big they were more funny than scary. The movie trailers and teasers had you believing you would be terrified through the entire movie, I guess that's why they call them teasers. Wireless Magazine called it "A breathtaking supernatural thriller!" (Video, 2005). Cursed (Final) p.3 Brian Juergens stated "What we get is just about every clich� imaginable..." (Bloody-Disgusting, 2005). The story line lacked a climax; I mean they practically point out the villain from the start. More or less the way I feel about Cursed is that it had a good supporting cast and a workable storyline that was not used to its full potential. It failed by not delivering what advertisement promised. It had a lack of special effects and cheesy punch lines. It had the feel of a modern day B-Movie. Give me the Howling any day. Cursed (Final) p. ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our AS and A Level Films section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related AS and A Level Films essays

  1. Many violent films are box office hits. What is so good or bad about ...

    Jeffrey McIntyre, a legislative and federal affairs officer for the American Psychological Association, said "The evidence is overwhelming. To argue against it is like arguing against gravity." and there is a lot of 'evidence' that supports this view. The only problem is, is that the only thing someone can do

  2. Gary Sinse transformed the book of Arthur Miller, The Crucible, into a very forceful ...

    In the movie, the opening scene shows some girls dancing in a crazy way around a fire with a stove in the forest. This way of starting the story sets a different frame of mind. Something surprising and wild can happen.

  1. History of Movie Actors

    also performed. Today, the term "actor" is often used to refer both men and women, as some consider the term "actress" to be chauvinist or sexist. Nevertheless, the term actress also remains in common use. History of Movie Stars Movie stars on the other hand are actors and actresses who later became a celebrity because of their good performance.

  2. The horror film Scream was released in 1997, the director a Mr Wes Craven ...

    As you watch the film you can start to see that Casey has a very loving relationship with her parents you can see that they trust her because they left her in the house on her own with shows that they trust her.

  1. Free essay

    Why Cutthroat Island(TM) was a failure but Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse

    The $92 million production where the total U.S. gross was approximately $10 million, in which Harlin cameos as a pirate, went on to be a major critical and commercial failure entering the Guinness Book of World Records as the biggest loss of money for a studio ever.

  2. Types of Reality TV

    than traditional shows. In addition, there is more interaction between contestants and hosts, and in some cases (The Weakest Link, Dog Eat Dog, Fear Factor, Greed, 1 vs. 100, and in a very limited manner, Who Wants To Be A Millionaire)

  1. Launching a movie successfully

    Its release date will also depend on what else is being released at the same time. Films have to fight it out for cinema screens. It would be pointless releasing any big blockbuster movie the same weekend as Lord of the Rings simply because cinema goers would choose between it

  2. Bond Movie review - the opening scene of "Goldeneye".

    but you know that they have to escape as it is only the beginning of the film. The use of gadgets in this scene is again evident as Alec uses the decoder on the code panel. The next comment made is ironic as Alec says; ?It?s too easy.? At this

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work