Film Notes 10-8-07

Film Notes 10-8-07 - Narrative Types Column 2-character...

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Interpretation of Film Notes 10-8-07 Film Genre -similarity  difference -repetition  -variation -variety CULTURAL- ritual and myth ECONOMIC- -expectations -familiar pleasures -there are such things as genre hybrids -economics of predictability -Dead Men Don’t Wear Plaid (1992, Carl Reiner) starring: Steve Martin What makes it funny- Style/Form Column 1- splices in classic film noirs; film noir style music; voice over narration; use of black and white;
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Unformatted text preview: Narrative Types Column 2-character types- femme fatale, hard boiled PI; hard boiled dialogue; performance style; Intertextuality Column 3-References to Double Indemnity (match trick), This Gun For Hire(office scene), “Carlotta” reference from Hitchcock’s Vertigo, Kitty Collins reference famous film noir actress- Ava Gardner(The Killers), Philip Marlowe quote- famous film noir reference. -themes, murder, conspiracy, love story parody...
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This note was uploaded on 04/15/2008 for the course ETS 154 taught by Professor Hallas during the Spring '08 term at Syracuse.

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