Unformatted text preview: Derek Kane-Meddock Hunter College, Film 201 Practical Film Analysis Final Paper – Due Saturday 12/18 (5-6 pages) “Just as television changed the nature of popular entertainment in the 1950s and 1960s, a whole range of technological developments had a massive impact on the shape of genre films in the 1980s and 1990s...Some of the most significant ramifications of this new media technology have been: the exponential increase in the sheer volume of images that were transmitted to/playable in the average household, a comparable increase in software (titles available on videotape, disc, etc.), and parallel developments that allow for both the faster accessing and greater manipulability of that reservoir of images…That a seemingly endless number of texts are subject to virtually immediate random access inevitably alters the relationship between classic and contemporary when both circulate alongside one another simultaneously. This simultaneity does not diminish the cultural „status‟ of both circulate alongside one another simultaneously....
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- Spring '11
- Gus Van Sant, seemingly endless number, new media technology, Ava Preacher Collins, Practical Film Analysis