conventions related to narrative of the ﬁlm iconography - icons of the genre, regardless of relevance to story 20‘s-30‘s - Douglas Fairbanks 60‘s - Present - James Bond 70‘s - Martial Arts - Bruce Lee, Jean Claude Van Damme, Jet Li, Jackie Chan 80’s - Hong Kong, The Killer, Hard Boiled 90’s Women in Action without action, there is no ﬁlm. people have to DO things its not a dirty word motion pictures The type, degree, the extravagance, the amount of action splits ﬁlms into genres Not only have I never seen it before - I will never get to see it in reality. drama comedy romance - we can see every day how we feel the emotional content makes an action ﬁlm good or bad Genre: Considerations for Analysis FILMS Action Drama Bourne movies Point Break True Lies Desperado Heat Hong Kong Hard Boiled The Killer Martial Arts Enter the Dragon Bloodsport Kickboxer Legend of Drunken Master Tony Jaa Action Comedy Rush Hour Beverly Hills Cop Action Horror Blade Resident Evil
28 Days Later Action Adventure Raider of the Lost Ark Rambo Blade Runner Die Hard - overtaken limited location opposed by single hero Die Hard Speed Disaster Twister Independence Day Daylight Sci FI Action Matrix Aliens Terminator 2 Transformers Star Wars Buddy Cop 48 Hours Lethal Weapon Bad Boys Super Hero Batman Superman Spiderman Car Chase French Connection Ronin Fast and the Furious Death Proof War Black Hawk Down Saving Private Ryan Gladiator Braveheart Challenges are physical: violence, ﬁghts, chases, explosions Odds are stacked against protagonist Seeing a regular person do feats that are incredibly difficult or virtually impossible Hong Kong’s effect Fun. Escape. Physicality
complication in genre study, especially in contemporary cinema, is genre mixing. The hybrid film is one we are increasingly used to working with, and on that may often also include some intertextual feature. The Matrix for example is a sci-fi thriller with ingredients of the Hong Kong action and martial arts genre (Patrick Phillips 2000).
Genre is a classification system. It is commonly applied to films, and brings several ideas, standards, and expectations. There are numerous types of genre, that each…
Studies in Genre
In modern literature and cinema, the spy genre is one that has managed to maintain a strong hold on the public consciousness for several decades. As there are countless examples of the genre, it is invariable that certain common elements exist between them. In fact, it can be said that these elements characterize, or define the spy genre as we know it. The Fourth Protocol (1984) by Frederick Forsyth is no exception…
2. Genre of the text
. (You are expected to provide a definition of the genre or type and then explain
how the text qualifies as such).
Genre: The Genre of the text is Historical Fiction.
Definition of the Genre: The definition of Historical Fiction is
the genre of
literature, film, etc., comprising narratives that take place in the past and are characterized chiefly by an
imaginative reconstruction of historical events and personages.
Qualification of the Genre: Th…
self-portrait (rather than autobiography), where the signature (rather than the life story) of the filmmaker is apparent. The cinematic essay often blends documentary, fiction, and experimental film making using a tones and editing styles.
The genre is not well-defined but might include propaganda works of early Soviet parliamentarians like Dziga Vertov, present-day filmmakers including Chris Marker, Michael Moore (Roger & Me (1989), Bowling for Columbine (2002) and Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004))…
Christian Church called Plainchant( ft. monophobic and nonmetric melodies)
3 Different Chat Melodies( syllabic(1 note), neumatic(up to 5-6 notes), melismatic(many notes)) based on how many notes are set to each
Modes- scale patterns
Polyphonic: social singing with two or more melodic lines.
Monophonic: (ex happy birthday)
Madrigal: type of polyphonic; more important secular genre of era.
Humanism: an awakening/ without relying on tradition or religion
Acappella style: for…
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• Transcript- a conversation written down – a transcript has no audience and no genre out of the people in the specific genre.
There is also no outer purpose but the inner purpose known as a schema is the purpose of the conversation and what affect
his creates on the speakers.
• Script known as a play- consists of dialogue between characters, or a monologue if the character is speaking to the specific
audience. They also include…
This essays is going to evaluate and develop a critical argument in response of the expression “Genres are fixed and discrete entities”. It will begin by defining what the word Genre is. It will also go further and explain the question of what a gangster film is, how it has started and where is it at today. Using a classic and contemporary American crime film ‘Scarface 1932’ as the case study this essay is going to critically compare with other crime movie.
Using two other type of gangster movies…
present. Students are often gazing upward as they examine this beautiful piece. The Floating World by Raplh Helmick illustrates a message of progress, hard work and creativity to the viewer through the use of symbolism, sequence, innovation of the art’s genre as well as the placement of the piece.
The artist, Ralph Helmick, was chosen by Iowa State University to create a piece for the new Biorenewables Complex that was being constructed. Mr. Helmick has a bachelor in American Studies and a master of fine…
However, the most apparent musical links are shared between their melodic progression and the context of entertainment.
The music of Mexico presents a number of different instruments, including the violin, guitar, and the trumpet. Several different genres…
The horror genre has captivated audiences and readers alike since the fourteenth century (Mathers). Tales of terrifying beasts and surprises waiting behind every door keep readers mesmerized. Books in the horror genre generally contain two important elements; one or more characters demonstrate the evil, malevolent side of humanity, and there are typically sudden, unexpected events. Authors in the horror genre are oftentimes inspired to write by life events in their past. Because so many authors write…