Asking learners this opening question allows for an immediate connection with the industry aspect of this topic area and will lay the foundation for an understanding for the importance of trailers and posters in the advertising and marketing of films. Comparing the facts and figures of the list from box office mojo allows for an assessment of students’ understanding of the film industry at this starting point.
What do you think were the top grossing films of all time ‒ worldwide? Give reasons for your suggestions.
Marvel's The Avengers
Avengers: Age of Ultron
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2
Iron Man 3
Transformers: Dark of the Moon