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Film and Media
FILM 110
Dorit Naaman

Week 1 – Activity Questions Cherry Fung September 21, 2012 Tutorial #010 – Robyn Lew 1. The appeal of this repetition is basically the viewer’s expectations of a film. If it wasn’t repetitive, the audience would not want to watch a particular movie because they would not know what to expect. The viewer generally enjoys repetition of a specific genre based on what is interesting to them and their taste in films. An example is Harry Potter. Each sequel involves similar iconography, plots and themes as the previous ones, yet people have watched all seven movies multiple times because of the large mass appeal and interest in this particular genre occurring within the movie. Another example would be that the viewer enjoys certain actors and how they may act in a certain range of genre. The viewer may be drawn to another film of the same genre because of how they felt when they watched the previous movie with the same genre. I believe that people are drawn back to watch the same types of films, such as comedy, is because the movie has touched their emotions, and thus they enjoyed the film in that specific genre. Hollywood attempts to create movies that touch mor
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