The following topics are intentionally broad in order to allow you to accommodate your particular interests; therefore, you
must narrow them down in order to provide your essay with a specific and argumentative thesis statement that can be convincingly pursued in the space available to you.
1. Realism or montage? Kracauer or Eisenstein? Which comes closer to articulating the essence of cinema in your view? How and why?
2. Tom Gunning suggests that the Cinema of Attractions is characteristic of both early cinema and contemporary cinema—how and why? What does his idea tell us about some contemporary films?
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