Monstrous Bodies

“All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.” ~ George Orwell

Schedule

Aug. 22: Introduction
Aug. 24: Excerpt from Horror, the Film Reader
Worksheet #1
Aug. 26: Film: Monsters (2010) (Netflix)

Aug. 29: John Gardner, Grendel (pp. 5 - 74)
Aug. 31: John Gardner, Grendel (pp. 75 - 124)
“Monster Culture (Seven Theses)”
Worksheet #2
Sep. 2: John Gardner, Grendel (pp. 125 - 174)

Sep. 5: NO CLASS
Sep. 6: Treatment Due (by midnight)
Sep. 7: Film: King Kong (1933)
Sep. 9: Film: King Kong (1933)
Worksheet #3

Sep. 12: Treatment Workshop
Sep. 14: Film: The Birds (1963)
Sep. 16: Film: The Birds (1963)

Sep. 19: Dexter / Dollhouse / Alien
Sep. 21: Dexter / "Yellow Wallpaper" / Alien
Sep. 23: Screenplay/Storyboard Workshop

Sep. 26: Bram Stoker, Dracula (ch. 1 - 10)
Sep. 28: Bram Stoker, Dracula (ch. 11 - 16)
Sep. 30: Bram Stoker, Dracula (ch. 17 - 22)

Oct. 3: Bram Stoker, Dracula (ch. 23 - 27)
Oct. 5: Film: Let Me In (2010)
Oct. 7: Film: Let Me In (2010)

Oct. 10: Poster Due
Midterm Self-evaluation Due
Oct. 12:
Conferences
Oct. 14: Conferences

Oct. 17: NO CLASS
Oct. 19: Video Games (TBA)
Oct. 21: Video Games (TBA)

Oct. 24: Class Online (See instructions in Worksheet #4)
Oct. 26: Silence of the Lambs / Blair Witch / Paranormal Activity
Oct. 28: Silence of the Lambs / Blair Witch / Paranormal Activity

Oct. 31: Film: Night of the Living Dead (1968)
Nov. 2: Film: Night of the Living Dead (1968)
Excerpt from
Zombie Movie Encyclopedia
Nov. 4: Teaser/Music/Effects Workshop

Nov. 7: Robert Kirkman, The Walking Dead (bk. 1)
Nov. 9: Robert Kirkman, The Walking Dead (bk. 2)
Nov. 11: Film: The Walking Dead, "Guts"

Nov. 14: Rough Cut Workshop
Nov. 16: Film: The Walking Dead, "Guts"
Nov. 18: Marketing Workshop

Nov. 21: H. G. Wells, The Time Machine (ch. 1 - 8)
Nov. 23: H. G. Wells, The Time Machine (ch. 9 - ep.)
Nov. 25: NO CLASS

Nov. 28: Final Cut Workshop
Nov. 30: Film: The Descent (2005)
Dec. 2: Film: The Descent (2005)

Dec. 5: Final Final Cut Workshop
Dec. 7: Film: Splinter (2008)
Dec. 9: Film: Splinter (2008)
Dec. 11: Final Project Screening (6:00pm-10:00pm)
Final Self-evaluation Due
WOVEN Portfolio Due (Assignment on T-Square)
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