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Unformatted text preview: -discursive: book and forth connect-the “anxiety” over film studies Turner’s Narrative of Films Studies-Film is primarily an economic phenomenon-We study film, and all popular media, to learn what is popular and why- the mass media is a lab for analysis of the intersection of politics and capitalism in the realm of culture-the aesthetic is driven by the economic Caveat Emptor (let the buyer beware)-suspicion that the audience are dupes (do they swallow everything they see?)-concern with popularity leads to a “multiplex effect”...
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- Summer '99
- Mass Media, Casablanca, popular media, Casablanca- World War, Narrative of Films Studies