Faculty of Arts


MEDIA 221

Action Films


Description

Investigates action films as a genre and a “spectacle” in world cinema. Considers the aesthetic qualities of the genre and its interaction with the wider context. Issues studied include the relationship between conventions and inventions, the combination of visual and aural spectacle, as well as how identity is articulated through the discourse of nation, gender, ethnicity, age and the landscape.

Availability 2018

Not taught in 2018

Lecturer(s)

TBA

Points

MEDIA 221: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

15 points from COMMS 100, 104, FTVMS 100, 101, 110, MEDIA 101 and 45 points in BA courses

Restrictions

FTVMS 221, FTVMS 315, MEDIA 315


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