Develop your evaluation essay by using the basic features of an evaluation. Remember, you’re essentially judging a movie or television show, so your thesis
statement, which is typically the last sentence of your introduction, should clearly state your judgment. The rest of your evaluation will support your
judgment. Be sure to quote from the movie or a reputable essay about the movie to help you describe the movie and its features. You want your audience to
fully understand what it is you’re evaluating. Finally, be sure you know which criteria you’re using to evaluate the movie. In essence, what do reasonable
people accept as commonly held standards or criteria?
Important: For this paper, you should format your paper in MLA style and use MLA in-text citations and a include the Works Cited page to document the
article you’re responding to. The Works Cited entry is given for each source in the readings, so you’re responsible for creating the corresponding
parenthetical. For help with MLA, you can visit the Purdue Online Writing Lab. Type MLA format in the search area once you get to the site.