Sci-Fi Film trailers Lab Session

Which film would you like to watch? Why?

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Lesson docs to print here Sci Fi Multimedia Lab Session 

OPINION MARKERS

  • In my opinion…
  • Personally, I think…
  • I believe that…
  • What I mean is…

We use these words and phrases to agree with someone else’s point of view:

  • Of course.
  • You’re absolutely right.
  • Yes, I agree.
  • I think so too.
  • That’s a good point.
  • That’s true.
  • I agree with you entirely.

We use these words and phrases to disagree with someone else’s point of view:

  • That’s different.
  • I don’t agree with you.
  • However…
  • That’s not entirely true.
  • On the contrary…
  • I’m sorry to disagree with you, but…
  • Yes, but don’t you think…

Useful Adjectives for Describing Movies

  • Here is a list of vocabulary that reviewers often use when describing movies.
  • I have divided them into three categories: positive, negative, and neutral.
  • Note that depending on the combination of words used, they may change from neutral to positive or negative.

Positive

first-rate insightful clever
charming comical charismatic
enjoyable uproarious original
tender hilarious absorbing
sensitive riveting intriguing
powerful fascinating pleasant
surprising dazzling thought provoking
imaginative legendary unpretentious

Negative

second-rate violent moronic
third-rate flawed juvenile
boring distasteful ordinary
disgusting senseless static
brutal confused disappointing
bloody silly tired
predictable stupid uninteresting
weak incredibly tiresome trite
uneven cliché ridden outdated
dreadful bland

Neutral

suspenseful low-budget dramatic
highly-charged sentimental fantasy
slow romantic satirical
fast-moving oddball picaresque
big-budget wacky
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