Unformatted text preview: d. The practice of pastiche i. Imitation without parody or satire ii. Blank parody – erases criticism of parody iii. “This movie is like that one” • Eg. Pulp Fiction – based in style iv. Depthlessness e. Nostalgia for the past i. Regurgitating the past ii. Both setting/period and genre iii. Present past in terms not of historical reality but representational images iv. Reflection of the reflection of the past f. The mode of schizophrenic experience i. Believe that the self is fragmented ii. Very little holding film together g. The love of the cult of heterogeneity h. The “hip” attitude i. Film designed to give you blasé feeling ii. Prefers sensation rather than substance iii. Creates deep cynicism about representation i. Postmodern auteurs – they imitate but maintain individuality • E.g. Speilberg, Scorcese, Cohen Brothers...
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- Fall '07
- Postmodernism, Low culture, Postmodernity, culture b. postmodernism