No, I do not think the Professor is being a 'bitch' making us do this 'high school bullshit' as you put it. If doing a close reading is so 'high school' then it should be easy for you.
How did you manage to make it to Senior level English classes without ever writing a Response paper? Really, I'd love to know.
I don't really care if you think we should be able to write on one of the films. If you haven't noticed this isn't a film class, but an English class so the fact that we're focusing on the text shouldn't surprise you.
No I will not tell you how to write your paper. It's only spelled out step by step in the handout. It is all of two pages double spaced at the most, you won't die.