Differences in theatrical elements of Jaws
Select a movie to compare and contrast with the suggested film. The film suggested is “Jaws”. These films must be from the same time period (e.g., released within a few years from each other), but must be from different genres (a musical and a Western; a romance and a horror film; a comedy and a historical epic).
1.What do the differences in theatrical elements reveal about the specific genre of each movie?
2. What do the themes and narratives say about the time these movies were produced? What can you infer about the audience who liked these movies when they were first released?