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Exposed: Investigating the Social Function of Sensational Violence in Film

Publié le 1 septembre, 2007 | Pas de commentaires
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Exposed: Investigating the Social Function of Sensational Violence in Film

Exploitative violence – the brand depicted in many popular films, including Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez’s recent release, Grindhouse –is a prevalent fixture of the media landscape. Violence figures differently in various societies. For some, violence, or the threat of violence, is a daily terror. For others, violence is predominantly entertainment. Popular culture’s portrayal of […]