Weekly Blog Instructions

Blog Post 1

The Birth of Cinema

  • STEP 1: Select a streaming platform from the links below.
  • BAIDU  | YOUKU  | YOUTUBE  | GDrive  | VIMEO 
  • STEP 2: If necessary, create an account (e.g. Baidu) to view.
  • STEP 3: Watch the entire video. You may stream or download.
  • STEP 4: Login to MrBoling.com.
  • STEP 5: Write an interesting title related to the video.
  • STEP 6: Write a 2-paragraph blog post analyzing any concept/idea from the video.
  • STEP 7: Comment on (x2) two other students’ weekly blog posts.
  • STEP 8: Remember to include ALL of the following:
    • (x2) two different screenshots (Windows/Mac) from the video
    • (x1) one dialogue quote from the video
    • (x1) one “Featured Image” (e.g. your favorite screenshot)
    • Categories: Classes, Film Studies
    • Tags: Film Studies, Weekly Blog Post, Video Title (e.g. The Birth of Cinema)

Due Sunday before 12 midnight

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Blog Post 2

The Hollywood Dream

  • STEP 1: Select a streaming platform from the links below.
  • BAIDU  | YOUKU  | YOUTUBE  | GDrive  | VIMEO 
  • STEP 2: If necessary, create an account (e.g. Baidu) to view.
  • STEP 3: Watch the entire video. You may stream or download.
  • STEP 4: Login to MrBoling.com.
  • STEP 5: Write an interesting title related to the video.
  • STEP 6: Write a 2-paragraph blog post analyzing any concept/idea from the video.
  • STEP 7: Comment on (x2) two other students’ weekly blog posts.
  • STEP 8: Remember to include ALL of the following:
    • (x2) two different screenshots (Windows/Mac) from the video
    • (x1) one dialogue quote from the video
    • (x1) one “Featured Image” (e.g. your favorite screenshot)
    • Categories: Classes, Film Studies
    • Tags: Film Studies, Weekly Blog Post, Video Title (e.g. The Birth of Cinema)

Due Sunday before 12 midnight

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Blog Post 3

The Golden Age of World Cinema

  • STEP 1: Select a streaming platform from the links below.
  • BAIDU  | YOUKU  | YOUTUBE  | GDrive  | VIMEO 
  • STEP 2: If necessary, create an account (e.g. Baidu) to view.
  • STEP 3: Watch the entire video. You may stream or download.
  • STEP 4: Login to MrBoling.com.
  • STEP 5: Write an interesting title related to the video.
  • STEP 6: Write a 2-paragraph blog post analyzing any concept/idea from the video.
  • STEP 7: Comment on (x2) two other students’ weekly blog posts.
  • STEP 8: Remember to include ALL of the following:
    • (x2) two different screenshots (Windows/Mac) from the video
    • (x1) one dialogue quote from the video
    • (x1) one “Featured Image” (e.g. your favorite screenshot)
    • Categories: Classes, Film Studies
    • Tags: Film Studies, Weekly Blog Post, Video Title (e.g. The Birth of Cinema)

Due Sunday before 12 midnight

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Blog Post 4

The Arrival of Sound

  • STEP 1: Select a streaming platform from the links below.
  • BAIDU  | YOUKU  | YOUTUBE  | GDrive  | VIMEO 
  • STEP 2: If necessary, create an account (e.g. Baidu) to view.
  • STEP 3: Watch the entire video. You may stream or download.
  • STEP 4: Login to MrBoling.com.
  • STEP 5: Write an interesting title related to the video.
  • STEP 6: Write a 2-paragraph blog post analyzing any concept/idea from the video.
  • STEP 7: Comment on (x2) two other students’ weekly blog posts.
  • STEP 8: Remember to include ALL of the following:
    • (x2) two different screenshots (Windows/Mac) from the video
    • (x1) one dialogue quote from the video
    • (x1) one “Featured Image” (e.g. your favorite screenshot)
    • Categories: Classes, Film Studies
    • Tags: Film Studies, Weekly Blog Post, Video Title (e.g. The Birth of Cinema)

Due Sunday before 12 midnight

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Blog Post 5

Post-War Cinema

  • STEP 1: Select a streaming platform from the links below.
  • BAIDU  | YOUKU  | YOUTUBE  | GDrive  | VIMEO 
  • STEP 2: If necessary, create an account (e.g. Baidu) to view.
  • STEP 3: Watch the entire video. You may stream or download.
  • STEP 4: Login to MrBoling.com.
  • STEP 5: Write an interesting title related to the video.
  • STEP 6: Write a 2-paragraph blog post analyzing any concept/idea from the video.
  • STEP 7: Comment on (x2) two other students’ weekly blog posts.
  • STEP 8: Remember to include ALL of the following:
    • (x2) two different screenshots (Windows/Mac) from the video
    • (x1) one dialogue quote from the video
    • (x1) one “Featured Image” (e.g. your favorite screenshot)
    • Categories: Classes, Film Studies
    • Tags: Film Studies, Weekly Blog Post, Video Title (e.g. The Birth of Cinema)

Due Sunday before 12 midnight

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Blog Post 6

European New Wave

  • STEP 1: Select a streaming platform from the links below.
  • BAIDU  | YOUKU  | YOUTUBE  | GDrive  | VIMEO 
  • STEP 2: If necessary, create an account (e.g. Baidu) to view.
  • STEP 3: Watch the entire video. You may stream or download.
  • STEP 4: Login to MrBoling.com.
  • STEP 5: Write an interesting title related to the video.
  • STEP 6: Write a 2-paragraph blog post analyzing any concept/idea from the video.
  • STEP 7: Comment on (x2) two other students’ weekly blog posts.
  • STEP 8: Remember to include ALL of the following:
    • (x2) two different screenshots (Windows/Mac) from the video
    • (x1) one dialogue quote from the video
    • (x1) one “Featured Image” (e.g. your favorite screenshot)
    • Categories: Classes, Film Studies
    • Tags: Film Studies, Weekly Blog Post, Video Title (e.g. The Birth of Cinema)

Due Sunday before 12 midnight

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Blog Post 7

New Directors, New Form

  • STEP 1: Select a streaming platform from the links below.
  • BAIDU  | YOUKU  | YOUTUBE  | GDrive  | VIMEO 
  • STEP 2: If necessary, create an account (e.g. Baidu) to view.
  • STEP 3: Watch the entire video. You may stream or download.
  • STEP 4: Login to MrBoling.com.
  • STEP 5: Write an interesting title related to the video.
  • STEP 6: Write a 2-paragraph blog post analyzing any concept/idea from the video.
  • STEP 7: Comment on (x2) two other students’ weekly blog posts.
  • STEP 8: Remember to include ALL of the following:
    • (x2) two different screenshots (Windows/Mac) from the video
    • (x1) one dialogue quote from the video
    • (x1) one “Featured Image” (e.g. your favorite screenshot)
    • Categories: Classes, Film Studies
    • Tags: Film Studies, Weekly Blog Post, Video Title (e.g. The Birth of Cinema)

Due Sunday before 12 midnight

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Blog Post 8

American Cinema of the 70s

  • STEP 1: Select a streaming platform from the links below.
  • BAIDU  | YOUKU  | YOUTUBE  | GDrive  | VIMEO 
  • STEP 2: If necessary, create an account (e.g. Baidu) to view.
  • STEP 3: Watch the entire video. You may stream or download.
  • STEP 4: Login to MrBoling.com.
  • STEP 5: Write an interesting title related to the video.
  • STEP 6: Write a 2-paragraph blog post analyzing any concept/idea from the video.
  • STEP 7: Comment on (x2) two other students’ weekly blog posts.
  • STEP 8: Remember to include ALL of the following:
    • (x2) two different screenshots (Windows/Mac) from the video
    • (x1) one dialogue quote from the video
    • (x1) one “Featured Image” (e.g. your favorite screenshot)
    • Categories: Classes, Film Studies
    • Tags: Film Studies, Weekly Blog Post, Video Title (e.g. The Birth of Cinema)

Due Sunday before 12 midnight

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Blog Post 9

Movies to Change the World

  • STEP 1: Select a streaming platform from the links below.
  • BAIDU  | YOUKU  | YOUTUBE  | GDrive  | VIMEO 
  • STEP 2: If necessary, create an account (e.g. Baidu) to view.
  • STEP 3: Watch the entire video. You may stream or download.
  • STEP 4: Login to MrBoling.com.
  • STEP 5: Write an interesting title related to the video.
  • STEP 6: Write a 2-paragraph blog post analyzing any concept/idea from the video.
  • STEP 7: Comment on (x2) two other students’ weekly blog posts.
  • STEP 8: Remember to include ALL of the following:
    • (x2) two different screenshots (Windows/Mac) from the video
    • (x1) one dialogue quote from the video
    • (x1) one “Featured Image” (e.g. your favorite screenshot)
    • Categories: Classes, Film Studies
    • Tags: Film Studies, Weekly Blog Post, Video Title (e.g. The Birth of Cinema)

Due Sunday before 12 midnight

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Blog Post 10

The Arrival of Multiplexes & Asian Mainstream

  • STEP 1: Select a streaming platform from the links below.
  • BAIDU | YOUKU  | YOUTUBE  | GDrive  | VIMEO 
  • STEP 2: If necessary, create an account (e.g. Baidu) to view.
  • STEP 3: Watch the entire video. You may stream or download.
  • STEP 4: Login to MrBoling.com.
  • STEP 5: Write an interesting title related to the video.
  • STEP 6: Write a 2-paragraph blog post analyzing any concept/idea from the video.
  • STEP 7: Comment on (x2) two other students’ weekly blog posts.
  • STEP 8: Remember to include ALL of the following:
    • (x2) two different screenshots (Windows/Mac) from the video
    • (x1) one dialogue quote from the video
    • (x1) one “Featured Image” (e.g. your favorite screenshot)
    • Categories: Classes, Film Studies
    • Tags: Film Studies, Weekly Blog Post, Video Title (e.g. The Birth of Cinema)

Due Sunday before 12 midnight

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Blog Post 11

Fight the Power: Protest in Film

  • STEP 1: Select a streaming platform from the links below.
  • BAIDU  | YOUKU  | YOUTUBE  | GDrive  | VIMEO 
  • STEP 2: If necessary, create an account (e.g. Baidu) to view.
  • STEP 3: Watch the entire video. You may stream or download.
  • STEP 4: Login to MrBoling.com.
  • STEP 5: Write an interesting title related to the video.
  • STEP 6: Write a 2-paragraph blog post analyzing any concept/idea from the video.
  • STEP 7: Comment on (x2) two other students’ weekly blog posts.
  • STEP 8: Remember to include ALL of the following:
    • (x2) two different screenshots (Windows/Mac) from the video
    • (x1) one dialogue quote from the video
    • (x1) one “Featured Image” (e.g. your favorite screenshot)
    • Categories: Classes, Film Studies
    • Tags: Film Studies, Weekly Blog Post, Video Title (e.g. The Birth of Cinema)

Due Sunday before 12 midnight

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Blog Post 12

World Cinema in Africa, Asia, & Latin America

  • STEP 1: Select a streaming platform from the links below.
  • BAIDU  | YOUKU  | YOUTUBE  | GDrive  | VIMEO 
  • STEP 2: If necessary, create an account (e.g. Baidu) to view.
  • STEP 3: Watch the entire video. You may stream or download.
  • STEP 4: Login to MrBoling.com.
  • STEP 5: Write an interesting title related to the video.
  • STEP 6: Write a 2-paragraph blog post analyzing any concept/idea from the video.
  • STEP 7: Comment on (x2) two other students’ weekly blog posts.
  • STEP 8: Remember to include ALL of the following:
    • (x2) two different screenshots (Windows/Mac) from the video
    • (x1) one dialogue quote from the video
    • (x1) one “Featured Image” (e.g. your favorite screenshot)
    • Categories: Classes, Film Studies
    • Tags: Film Studies, Weekly Blog Post, Video Title (e.g. The Birth of Cinema)

Due Sunday before 12 midnight

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Blog Post 13

New American Independents & The Digital Revolution

  • STEP 1: Select a streaming platform from the links below.
  • BAIDU  | YOUKU  | YOUTUBE  | GDrive  | VIMEO 
  • STEP 2: If necessary, create an account (e.g. Baidu) to view.
  • STEP 3: Watch the entire video. You may stream or download.
  • STEP 4: Login to MrBoling.com.
  • STEP 5: Write an interesting title related to the video.
  • STEP 6: Write a 2-paragraph blog post analyzing any concept/idea from the video.
  • STEP 7: Comment on (x2) two other students’ weekly blog posts.
  • STEP 8: Remember to include ALL of the following:
    • (x2) two different screenshots (Windows/Mac) from the video
    • (x1) one dialogue quote from the video
    • (x1) one “Featured Image” (e.g. your favorite screenshot)
    • Categories: Classes, Film Studies
    • Tags: Film Studies, Weekly Blog Post, Video Title (e.g. The Birth of Cinema)

Due Sunday before 12 midnight

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Blog Post 14

Cinema Today & The Future

  • STEP 1: Select a streaming platform from the links below.
  • BAIDU  | YOUKU  | YOUTUBE  | GDrive  | VIMEO 
  • STEP 2: If necessary, create an account (e.g. Baidu) to view.
  • STEP 3: Watch the entire video. You may stream or download.
  • STEP 4: Login to MrBoling.com.
  • STEP 5: Write an interesting title related to the video.
  • STEP 6: Write a 2-paragraph blog post analyzing any concept/idea from the video.
  • STEP 7: Comment on (x2) two other students’ weekly blog posts.
  • STEP 8: Remember to include ALL of the following:
    • (x2) two different screenshots (Windows/Mac) from the video
    • (x1) one dialogue quote from the video
    • (x1) one “Featured Image” (e.g. your favorite screenshot)
    • Categories: Classes, Film Studies
    • Tags: Film Studies, Weekly Blog Post, Video Title (e.g. The Birth of Cinema)

Due Sunday before 12 midnight

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