Journal Prompts for After Watching a Movie
- What movie did you screen?
- Summarize the plot.
- What would you change about the plot?
- Why did you watch that movie?
- Where were you?
- Who was with you?
- Were there snacks involved? Which?
- Do you have a favorite actor in this film? Who?
- What would you change about the casting?
- If this is an old film, how would you re-cast it with actors working today?
- If this is a new film, how would you re-cast it with actors from the past?
- If it is a film from the early 20th century, compare it with the radio version of the film.
- Is this film up to the usual standards of this actor/ director/ writer/ studio/franchise? Why?
- How was the soundtrack? How was the score?
- Did you like the film? Why? Why not?
- Does this movie remind you of a different one?
- Is this a reboot, remake, sequel, pre-quel? How does it compare to the original?
- If this film is part of a series, rank each one.
- If this film is part of a series, what do you think is misunderstood about the series or its fans? What do you think is great about the series or its fans? What do you think could be better about this series?
- If you watched it in the theater, do you plan to purchase a copy later? Why? Why not?
- Discuss the poster art/ cover art for this film.
- Discuss the advertising for this film. Did it intrigue you?
- Is there memorabilia accompanying this film? Do you plan to purchase any? Why?
All the best,