Faculty of Arts


MEDIA 315

Action Films


Please note: this is archived course information from 2018 for MEDIA 315.

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 offered in 2018; planned for 2019

Lecturer(s)

TBA

Points

MEDIA 315: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

30 points at Stage II in Media, Film and Television

Restrictions

FTVMS 221, MEDIA 221, FTVMS 315


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