R and C November 28th – Unit 6 Vocabulary

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Film/TV reviews vocabulary:

An all-star cast

heavily influenced by the films of..

glowing reviews

startling originality

suspense builds up

a polished performance

a bold experiment

an accomplished actor

an unmitigated disaster (bad film)

a dazzling display of his/her talents

made a lasting impression on me.

Brought a tear to my eye

Like watching paint dry (boring)

I was on the edge of my seat (exciting)

A blockbuster (big commercial film eg Superman)

sets off an amazing chain of events

Gripping film (exciting)

The director/author evoked a magical atmosphere

awakened my interest in…

Hold my attention

Capture the audience’s imagination.

Spectacular set-pieces (main action scenes)

is cast in the role of…

is miscast in the role of…

gives a(n) (un)convincing performance as…

The film is let down by a clichéd script.

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