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30 terms

Media Awareness

terms describing the media
STUDY
PLAY
scenario
a written outline of what happens in a film or play
film extra
a person who is employed to play a very small part in a film, usually as a member of a crowd
setting
the ________ is where and when a play or film takes place
rehearsal
time that is spent practising a play or piece of music in preparation for a public performance
soundtrack, score
some of the music from a film that is recorded on tape or disc for people to buy
the raw energy in this movie is undeniable
tagadhatatlan a filmben lappangó nyers energia
blockbuster
a very successful movie
heroine
the main female character in a movie
starring
The Braveheart is a film ________ Mel Gibson
tune
a series of musical notes that are sung in a particular order to form a piece of music
moving
causing you to have deep feelings of sadness or sympathy (e.g. a good drama)
mediocre
This acting was not very good, of only average standard, so it was quite ________.
macabre
connected with death, blood and frightening things (e.g. a story)
twist
an unexpected change in a story of a film
miscast
I think Arnold Schwarzenegger would be ________ as a sentimental lover in a movie.
superficial
While watching this movie, I couldn't discover any deep emotions or important thoughts, because all the characters were rather ________.
tabloid
a newspaper with short articles and a lot of pictures and stories about celebs
editorial
an important article in a newspaper, that expresses the editor's opinion
leak news
to give secret information to the public, for example by telling a newspaper
blast
explosion (in a headline)
oust
to force sy out of a position of power (in a headline)
curb
The government tried to ________ the extremely rising inflation.
scandal column
reports in a newspaper about the shocking or immoral things that people have done
comic strip
tedious
lasting too long, therefore you can lose your interest easily (e.g. a movie)
to assassinate
to murder an important person, esp. for political reasons
Where's it on?
Hol játszák?
seven deadly sins
sloth, lust, gluttony, wrath, greed, pride, envy
sitcom
This series is a typical ________.
obituary
an article about someone's life and achievements, that is printed in a newspaper soon after they have died

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