Work for: Thursday, Feb. 9, 2012

Hi everyone. I had to attend a meeting today

Here is your work for today, please and thankyou.

JOB #1:
a. Please brainstorm your TOP 3 favourite GENRES of movies (action, romantic comedy, etc)

JOB #2: Rotten Tomatoes Scavenger Hunt
a.  Please visit Rotten Tomatoes (www.rottentomatoes.com) and look for the following information:

  1. Write down THREE movies that are in movie theatres right now and the TOMATO SCORE each one received. What is your reaction to that score? Why?
  2. Write down THREE movies that are opening this week or next.
  3. Write down the TOP 3 DVD rentals this week and the TOMATO SCORE each one received. What is your reaction to that score? Why?
  4. Look for one MOVIE NEWS item. Choose one that is about something you are interested in and write down ONE or TWO details about that news item.
  5. Find the section that shows movies that are coming out in MAY, JUNE, JULY or AUGUST. Please write down THREE movies that are coming out at that time.

JOB #2: Scavenger Hunt for IMDB
a. Please visit www.imdb.com.

  1. Watch a trailer (or 2 or 3) of movies that are coming out soon but also ones that are coming out starting in May.
  2. Choose your favourite movie in IMDB and find THREE FACTS about your movie that you think might be interesting and please write them down to share with others.

JOB #3: Box Office Mojo Scavenger Hunt
a. Please visit www.boxofficemojo.com

  1. Please investigate ONE current movie and look for THE BUDGET (how much it cost to make) as well as the LIFETIME GROSS (how much money the movie has made worldwide).
  2. Please investigate your FAVOURITE movie and look for THE BUDGET (how much it cost to make) as well as the LIFETIME GROSS (how much money the movie has made worldwide).

Thank you!
Mr. Cooke

 

 

 

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