Search Results

You are looking at 1 - 10 of 30 items for :

  • "stereotype" x
  • Media Studies x
  • Film Studies x
  • All content x
Clear All
Restricted access

Erin Ash

white privilege” (2010: 207). Further, white savior films may also reinforce negative attitudes about African Americans because the notion that the recipients of the savior’s kindness need to be saved naturalizes black stereotypes, particularly those

Restricted access

Christopher Blake Evernden, Cynthia A. Freeland, Thomas Schatz, and Frank P. Tomasulo

discusses sexual selection theory in order to further her argument that gender stereotypes and balance are not assumed in contemporary horror cinema. Psychologist Jeffrey Jensen Arnett is referenced for his concept of “emerging adults,” young persons who are

Restricted access

A Vision of the Viewer

Situating Narration in the Fiction Film in the Context of Theories of Narrative Comprehension

Joseph P. Magliano and James A. Clinton

relevant event schemas. In this way, he emphasized a dynamic relationship between the flow of images on the screen and the knowledge activated to support comprehension. Like Russian formalism, he specified how learned, stereotypical patterns in the syuzhet

Restricted access

Andreas Baranowski and Heiko Hecht

stereotypes of people ( Thomas and Johnston 1981 ) and experiences ( Bordwell 1985 ) to let viewers form simplified representations of the portrayed events. Thus, simplifications are deliberately used by moviemakers, either to help the audience comprehend a

Restricted access

Catalin Brylla and Mette Kramer

related but not interchangeable. Another example is the use of social stereotypes—a common contextual coefficient in documentary production and reception. This particular coefficient may or may not lead to the social impact of prejudice toward and

Restricted access

David Bordwell

a role for stereotyped conceptual structures that the perceiver deploys in order to identify what’s going on and fit that to a larger context. My only substantive comment on Joe and James’s useful analysis is to wonder whether the focus on verbal

Restricted access

Dan Flory

followed in his footsteps. As a performer who refined the racist “coon” stereotype in early sound movies, Perry frequently resorted to eliciting humor through racialized disgust by means of exaggeratedly witless actions such as the one mentioned above; and

Restricted access

Rogue or Lover

Value-Maximizing Interpretations of Withnail and I

Peter Alward

Robinson received from Zeffirelli does not excuse the portrayal of Monty in this episode as a sexual predator, a portrayal that perpetuates harmful stereotypes. Moreover, any ameliorating effect the allusions made by these episodes might have is undermined

Restricted access

What Does It Mean to Be an Ecological Filmmaker?

Knut Erik Jensen’s Work as Eco-Auteur

Mette Hjort

relocating sand dunes in the Phi Phi Islands National Park, so as to achieve a perfectly stereotypical paradisal look. Consistent with activists’ predictions, the devastating effects of removing well-established natural defenses against erosion became evident

Restricted access

The Aesthetics of Boredom

Slow Cinema and the Virtues of the Long Take in Once Upon a Time in Anatolia

Emre Çağlayan

suggests a distant kinship to Turkish literary works such as Yakup Kadri Karaosmanoğlu’s Yaban (The Stranger, 1932). The novel portrays the experiences of a stereotypical Republican subject, an enlightened individual (typically a doctor, teacher, or