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Lecture 10

Media, Information and Technoculture 1200F/G Lecture 10: Sept 16th MIT 1200.docx


Department
Media, Information and Technoculture
Course Code
MIT 3214F/G
Professor
Tim Blackmore
Lecture
10

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MIT 1200
Sept 16th 2014
Venice Marivani
1. speaking the language
2. other & self
3. multicultural, racist?
4. Women
5. Savage & civilized
6. Property rights & wrongs
Defense
-Sandra keeps her gun
-Mr lee has his bat for protection
-Movie about attacking and being attacked
-Push people out of the centre of the culture
-People in the middle are usually white, male and wealthy
Other & self
The center and the self is defense and prenoprase (the cop)
-everyone they talk to is “other”
-another lesser race, not powerful
-people from the center don’t like the people on the outside of the margin
Ex.
-Falling down is about a battle between the center of the margin and the outside of the
margin
-Defense thinks hes the “self” and everyone else is other
-Angelina (the gang members gf) is the only person who cares about the world
throughout the whole movie
-Made a choice when he gave the briefcase away
-Doesn’t need it anymore, left his old life behind and this is when it was getting to the
“point of no return”
-This is when he was on his way to being “the bad guy”
Multicultural…racist?
-There’s no tolerance for other races in the movie
Ex. Nick the Nazi
“Its always the white kids in the commercials, then you go and theres fucking niggers”
“fucking faggots”
-Tells Sandra shes not a real cop (conversation about signification)
-Points her out “you know”
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