Parody As Film Genre

Author: Wes D. Gehring
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313261862
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Gives parody its deserved place in film history, by defining the genre, differentiating it from satire, and demonstrating how a well-executed spoof provides an educational blueprint of its target genre.

Film Parody

Author: Dan Harries
Publisher: British Film Institute
ISBN: 9780851708027
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Film Parody is the first major book on one of the most prolific and profitable modes of contemporary film-making.

Film Genre

Author: Barry Keith Grant
Publisher: Wallflower Press
ISBN: 9781904764793
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overtime, each new film and cycle adding to the tradition and modifying it. ... His
examples include epic poetry, out of which the epic genre emerged, and the
musical, which developed from musical comedy (1999: 50-3). ... In Mel Brooks'
Young Frankenstein (1974), a parody of the 1930s cycle of Universal horror films,
the monster (Peter Boyle) comes across a little girl playing by a lake and tosses
flowers into the water with her; when there are no more, she innocently asks what
they ...

Beyond A Joke

Author: Neil Archer
Publisher: I.B.Tauris
ISBN: 1786720906
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Parody in English Film and Television Comedy Neil Archer. deployed in genre
cinema, but also their rootedness in specific cultural and filmmaking contexts, are
both exposed and undermined. There is quite a bit more to it than this, as I will
suggest below, though this brief analysis suggests some of the specific aims and
functions within parody, especially here in a national context. Parody, in short, is
never just a fact: it always implies something else, which then becomes an ...

Mel Brooks In The Cultural Industries Survival And Prolonged Adaptation

Author: Alex Symons
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
ISBN: 0748664505
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perception was also captured in a 1996 retrospective article for Empire by Jeff
Dawson, in which he quotes Brooks describing his brand of parody as 'years
ahead of its time'.161 Typically, Dawson also adds: 'a good idea then, but in the
age of mass-produced Naked Guns and Loaded Weapons and Fatal Instincts,
not the novelty it once was'.162 Following the end of Brooks's career as a film
director in 1995, the trend for hybrids of film and television content in the parody
genre has ...

Film Comedy

Author: Geoff King
Publisher: Wallflower Press
ISBN: 9781903364352
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Comedy is one of the most popular forms in film. But what exactly is film comedy and what might be the basis of its widespread appeal? This book takes a multi-perspective approach to answering these questions.

Joe E Brown

Author: Wes D. Gehring
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 9780786483518
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_____. Mr. Deeds Goes to Yankee Stadium: Baseball Films in the Capra
Tradition. Je›erson, North Carolina: McFarland, 2004. _____. Parody as Film
Genre: “Never Give a Saga an Even Break.” Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood, ¡
999. _____. Personality Comedians As Genre: Selected Players. Westport,
Connecticut: Greenwood, ¡997. _____. Populism and the Capra Legacy.
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood, ¡995. _____. Romantic vs. Screwball
Comedy: Charting the Di›erence.

Sith Slayers Stargates And Cyborgs

Author: John R. Perlich
Publisher: Peter Lang
ISBN: 9781433100956
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»CHAPTER TEN» Of Structures, Stories, and Spaceballs: Parody as Criticism of
Genre Film and Myth Beth E. Bonnstetter* In their highly influential essay on
genre and rhetoric Campbell and Jamieson (1978/2000) declared, "the rhetorical
forms that establish genres are stylistic and substantive responses to perceived
situational demands" (p. 416). Genre in film is no exception. Although they
undoubtedly respond to many different situational demands, one of the more
salient functions ...

Film Genre Reader Iii

Author: Barry Keith Grant
Publisher: University of Texas Press
ISBN: 0292701853
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Genre. Corral: Problems. in. the. “Evolution”. of. the. Western. TAG. GALLAGHER.
“The Western,” writes Thomas Schatz in Hollywood Genres, “is without question
the richest and most enduring genre of Hollywood's repertoire.”1 Without
question it ... After citing Christian Metz to the effect that westerns, from 1939 to
1959 or so, progressed, as audiences and filmmakers grew increasingly “self-
conscious,” from “classic” treatments, to “parody,” to “contestation” (straining the
conventions), ...

The Sports Film

Author: Bruce Babington
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231850573
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Shapiro, 2005), Ice Castles (Donald Wrye, 2010), Fear Strikes Out – the genre
parody film – Movie Movie (Stanley Donen, 1978), Sports Movie (David Koechner
, 2007) – the gay or transsexual affirmation film – Iron Ladies, Beautiful Boxer (
Ekachai Eukrongtham, 2003) – the 1940s/50s Woman's film – Hard, Fast and
Beautiful (Ida Lupino, 1951) – the horror film – I Know How Many Runs You
Scored Last Summer (Stacey Edmonds and Doug Turner, 2008), Tzameti 13 (
Géla Babluani, ...