They Are A Sub-Genre of Horror And ThrillersPsychological – Elements that are related to the mind orprocesses of the mindThriller- A book, film or play showing crime, mystery, orespionage in an atmosphere of excitement and suspense.Devices and Techniques; Stream of consciousness First-person narrative Back-story
Suspense Using-Created by the main character’s actions and musicMind Games/ Paranoia- Using-Having The Doll Keep Going Missing and not knowing what the doll would do nextAnxiety Developing-Have moments where we can build up tension to cause anxiety.Murder Challenging-To Show A Previous Murder in a FlashbackCliff-hangers Challenging-By not giving too much away within the opening sequence
Child’s Play(Chucky) Comes Under The Even Though Genre Of The Film Itself Is Thriller/Horror Old The Plot Is Still Entertaining To WatchHas The BasicConventions Of AHorror And The Concept Of AThriller; Murder, Childrens ToyKnifes, Death Coming To Life And Is Playing An Evil, Murdering Villain
Children’s Doll-Voodoo Doll- Possession-Evil-Devil Chucky Changes expression to become a more frightening character The Character of chuckyChucky then proves to be evilShowing when he attacks theNormal Child- womanFriendly FacialExpression Woman Goes To Destroy The Doll By Burning Him In The Fire.
Enigma; A question that is not immediatelyanswered and thus draws an audience into atext.Ways To Create Enigma; Appropriate Mise-en-scene: Sound (non-diegetic and diegetic) Lightening- diming when tension ormystery needs to be created Camera shots that don’t give away tomuch information. Just focus shots on whatwe want our audience to question. Time Manipulation: Flashbacks Dream sequences Repetition Different characters POV
The Opening Scene5 Bullet Points • Teenage Girl Working On Her On Her Laptop In The House Alone, When An Envelope is sent through her letter box, she goes to pick it up and brings back to the table she was working on. • When She Opens The Envelope little bits of different colour paper spills out spelling the phrase “Knock Knock”. • She then receives a loud knock at the front door, she approaches the magic hole to see no one there. She Opens The Door To See no one there and as she looks down there is a doll placed by the step of the door. • She takes the doll inside and places it on the chair next to her and stairs at it Confused. • She Then Looks Away from the doll to look at the door again to find the doll is missing.
Levi-Strauss looked at narrativestructure in terms of binaryoppositions. Binary oppositions aresets of opposite values which revealthe structure of media texts. Anexample would be GOOD and EVIL –we understand the concept of GOODas being the opposite of EVIL. Levi –Strauss was not so interested inlooking at the order in which eventswere arranged in the plot. He lookedinstead for deeper arrangements ofthemes. For example, if we look atScience Fiction films we can identifya series of binary oppositions.
• Immortality is the ability to live • Mortality is the condition of being forever. mortal, or susceptible to death; the opposite of immortality. We show the binary opposition through the characters in the film. The Main Character Being Human (Mortal) And the doll in which has a supernatural sprit in it (immortal). The struggle shows that when something is immortal it is tougher to either control or win against.
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