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Unformatted text preview: Jonathan Cheng The grey video: Encore Samples Savoy Truffle, Glass Onion, and Encore Uses film clips from Beatles film: A Hard Days Night John Lennon breakdances Crowd goes wild even as the performance changes Tech crew sees Jay Z instead, view it as a failure Points of contact p 4, 7 Shock factor of film/mashup Relationship between audience and stage performer vs audience and observer Interesting contrast because stage performer presented to large audience whereas on camera performance presented to the few in the tech booth. Masses love it/tech crew thinks its a failure Ties in with ideas of progressive reaction vs reactionary attitude Id like to focus on the comparison of Benjamins theories of reactionary attitude vs progressive reaction and live stage performance vs film. Both of these theories are depicted, albeit in often contradictory ways, in Dangermouses video Encore. These comparisons stem from the differing reactions of the crowd versus the people in the tech booth to the performance. The differing reactions of the crowd versus the people in the tech booth to the performance....
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2008 for the course JAP Bb taught by Professor Kageyama during the Spring '08 term at Harvard.
- Spring '08