This class was amazing! If you're interested in film or love music, take this class! It consisted of quite interesting film theory readings and watching a classic, entertaining film each week or twice a week! Workload was pretty light (during midterm season Ralph didn't even assume that we had done the readings) and the class discussions were very interesting. I also learned so much about the theories behind film music, which is a fascinating topic. If you want to write an analysis of your favorite movie scene, this class is for you!
Ralph Whyte was also a great professor - approachable, a little cynical (most music grad students are) and passionate about the topic. Easy A class in my experience!