What type of shot is used for the film poster? What is the effect of that? (TEA). What might you expect reading that the film is ‘From the Producers of Shaun of the Dead’?
What is the denotation and connotation of this image from the film? How might an audience from Saltash react to this image? How might an audience from South London react? How might a pensioner react? What about a young man?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cD0gm7dHKKc Watch the trailer again - Note down: A diegetic sound and its effect (in representing young people). [Remember that dialogue is a diegetic sound!] A non-diegetic sound and its effect (in representing young people).
How is the older guy represented (denotation and connotation)? What type of lighting is used? What is the effect?
‘Attack the Block’ is a comedy; ‘Kidulthood’ is not. Deconstruct the film poster. How does it use technical codes to represent teenagers. What would cultivation theorists suggest about the effect of this film on an audience? What would an oppositional reading of this text be? Kidulthood