UNIT01 AO2 x AO3 Structure and Meaning

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  • 1. LWLFLatPlanAnnotation Whenyouremakingamagazine,youcompiletheimagesintoaFlatPlan,allowingyoutohave anoverviewofthewholemagazine. Thefirstchapterisallaboutshamewheretheyreviewthewholemagazine.Chapter2isfor competitionsandpromotionstointeractwiththereader.ChapterThreeiswheretheydiscuss themesofuncommoninterestinspiredfromthefilmShame.Chapterfouriswheretheyreview thelatestfilms.Chapterfiveiswheretheyexplorefilmculture.Chaptersixwheretheydiscuss filmsofthefuture. Thepagesarebrokenapartbytheircontrastingcolour,differentfontsandlargelayout. Chapter1Thesedesignsareconsistent,Blacktextonawhitebackground Chapter2Istheintroductorytothemselvesasauniquemagazinecompany. Chapter3TodiscussthemesanduncommoninterestsaboutthefilmShame. Chapter4ThisisafeaturethatiscommonamongsteveryfilmmagTheReviewPages. Chapter5Alargeillustrationonthetopwithalotoftextatthebottom.Thismakesthereader interactwiththebook,involvingthem. Chapter6Tobeabletotrackfuturereleasesofthemagazineandsomeextrainfo+ Illustrations. LWLiesiscurated,itchoosesthemostimportantfilmofthemonthandtellsthereaderwhyits important.TheyarentaboutwhatsnewMostoftheimportantstuffisatthebeginning,where thereviewsandopinionsisatthebackofthemagazine.Theimageswithinthemagazineare eithertheirownIllustrationsandthephotographsareoriginalstakenbythemselves.

2. LWLiesPagesAnnotation TheLWLiesmakestheassumptionthatitsaudiencewillunderstandthesmartreferences throughvisualsorsecretpuns.Theyseetheirfilmpunsasawaytofurtherconnecttotheir smarttargetaudience.Theremaybeafewthingsthattheyunderstand,forexample TheyhavedesignedZackSnydersportraitinacomicstyledprint,referencinghisfilms,saying thattheyareallbacktofrontlikethefilmsoriginalgraphicnovels. Theyhaveaverystylizedandvisualcoverwhichwouldnormallymeanthatthethetextwouldbe hardertoread,exceptintheircase,theirtextisstillverycleartosee. ManypeopleenjoythedirectorsfilmssuchasWatchmen,SuckerpunchandTheManofSteel butdontactuallyknowanythingpersonalabouthim.TheLWLiesmagazinehasaunique approachtotheircontent,theytryandinterpretinsidepunsandcleverreferencesthatpeople caneitherenjoyandlearnfrom.Oncepeoplerealisethatthemagazinehasintentionalpuns withinitsdesign,theywillgooutoftheirwaytospotthem.Thiscouldmeanthattheybecome customersafterfeelingrewardedbythemagazineshumourintelligentafterfindinghiddenpuns. 3. Thethemeisspreadacrossthepages,theyhavechosenasammon/lightpinktoportraythefilm,Isuppose itsrandomforastylishdecisionbutitmakesthepagesmuchmoreappealing. Thechartsarelargeandverysimple.Thecoloursstaytruetoeachofthepagesrelevanttothefilm. Iquiteenjoyseeingchartsofinformationaboutsuperherofilms.Itsmakingthefantasyseemreachable. 4. TotalFilmFlatPlan Chapter12Isallaboutthelatestfilmnews.Thenextsectionstartsatscreen,justbeforeit changestothedarkerpagesareallthereviews. Chapter34FromLoungetothelastpageisfullofhomeentertainment,featuringcompetitions beforetakingyoutothedoor. TheinterestingpagesaretheLastCrusade.Thecoverfeaturesthefrontcovercharacterwith slightinformation.Thisstandsoutbecauseitsatwopagespread,theDPSischangedmakingit grr.Itactuallycostsmoretodisplayadvertisements TotalFilmisabouteverythingandanythingnew.Thewaythattheyworkisbythrowingoutany oldinformationeachmonthandfindingoutwhatsnew,basicallystartingwithafreshpage.Its packedwithalotmorecontentwhenitscomparedtoLWLies,althoughLWLiesinformationis elaboratedorfurtherexplained. WheneverIhavepurchasedaTotalFilmmagazine,Ifeeloverwhelmedwiththeammountof NEWinformationIfind.ThisisverydifferentfromLWLiesbecauseIcansometimesreadthings Ihavealreadyknownaboutfilmsanddirectors.IsupposethatiftheLWLiesmagazineisfor harcorefilmfanatics,wouldnttheyknowmostofitsinformationfromtheirownresearchintothe film?orwoulditcountasapartoftheirresearch?Imnottoosurebutitdoesfascinateme. 5. TotalFilmAnnotation Eachmonth,TotalFilmprovidesarangeoffeatures,fromspotlightinterviewswithactorsand directors,tomakingofandonsetpiecesfornewandfuturereleases.Eachissuealways includestheTotalFilmInterview,whichisasixpageindepthchatwithanactorordirector, alongwithacritiqueoftheirbodyofwork.