Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Where do ideas fro stories ( or ideas or anxieties ) come from?
What is the difference between " quality" and "commercial" TV
Showtime , you pay to not have commercials
Broadcsat Tv is free to consumer ,but sells the audience to advertiser
Cable networks are more private, more " adult themes"
Where the torture scenes like a twisted sexual scene in the sense that the torture brings out
• Is quality tv more Cinematic , is it more literary?
• More artistic , more complicated characters
Jack Bauer is a cartoon , he is seen as machine , not complex person
He is tortured over and over again
But like a cartoon, he bounces right back
Homeland is based in The Manchurian Candidate (1959)
Not a really good novel, it was something you found at the store for a dime, but a lot of people
have read it or watched the incarnate of this story
Text Acting on Context
Frank Sinatra and other stars thought the Manchurian Candidate would help Kennedy
They make the film , Lee Havary Oswald had shot Kennedy , he had also