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Unformatted text preview: Added things to fit time (sex in romantic comedies) o Departure/modernization Departing from myths, conventions, and iconographies to display whats going on in the time o Hybrid genre Adding genres together o Use of genre as a vehicle to express social consciousness/statement High noon Bonnie and clyde o Parody Makes fun of a genre with its own myths, iconographies, and conventions Also embraces them Mel Brooks o Nostalga Recreate a film of a past period Doesn’t speak to people/lacks spirit Just gives warm feeling/simpler time o Remyth Critique myths/icons/etc of genre but in end embrace them • Peckinpah-wild bunch o Demyth Remove myths/conventions/iconography They don’t work China town • Detective thriller usually chaos-order • This one chaos-more chaos Questions and destroys...
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- Fall '09
- Genre o Topical, Post Classical Genre