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Disaster film

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Nora Hoel

on 23 October 2012

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Transcript of Disaster film

Disaster film Definition Independence Day and Armageddon Evolution of the Genre A film genre that uses a disaster as its focal point. The events leading up to the disaster, as well as the effects of the disaster on a particular group after the calamity strikes, drive the narrative. The genre is inextricably linked to action, science, and horror film genres-- it capitalizes on audience fears and hunger for spectacle (a hybridized genre)- uses many of the same conventions.
Major political events
9/11 allegories
WWII and Cold War
Vietnam and Iraq Wars
Multiculturalism and working together
Government Response
... small Parody The Historical Disaster Monsters/ Invasion The "Trip" Disaster in the City Natural Disasters (cc) photo by theaucitron on Flickr (cc) photo by theaucitron on Flickr Sub-Genres of Disaster 1913 2012 1970 2002 March (cc) image by jantik on Flickr Contemporary 1990 All-Star Cast Cast is Society Disaster Genre and Politics Romantic Sub-Plot Heroic Sacrifice Natural disasters No one to blame
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