Action-thriller films

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Action-thriller films

  1. 2. Action-thriller films
  2. 3. Conventions <ul><li>It’s a race against the clock! </li></ul><ul><li>E.g. The ‘Saw’ films where victims have to escape horrific contraptions in a limited time or suffer a horrible death! </li></ul>
  3. 4. <ul><li>Contains lots of violence - guns, explosions, knives etc. </li></ul><ul><li>E.g. The ‘Bond’ films </li></ul>
  4. 5. <ul><li>Large elaborate sets </li></ul><ul><li>E.g. ‘Body of lies’ </li></ul><ul><li>Obvious antagonist </li></ul><ul><li>E.g. The “Megatrons” in </li></ul><ul><li>‘ Transformers.’ </li></ul>
  5. 6. <ul><li>Elements of mystery films and crime films but these elements take a backseat to action. </li></ul><ul><li>E.g. the mystery of the </li></ul><ul><li>Doctor’s death in </li></ul><ul><li>‘ I, Robot.’ </li></ul>
  6. 7. Institutions include: <ul><li>Universal studios </li></ul><ul><li>Warner Bros </li></ul><ul><li>20 th Century Fox </li></ul><ul><li>Columbia Pictures </li></ul><ul><li>Paramount Pictures </li></ul><ul><li>DreamWorks Pictures </li></ul>
  7. 8. Universal Studios <ul><li>A world-wide famous film company </li></ul><ul><li>Founded in Los Angeles, California, U.S. in June 8, 1912 </li></ul><ul><li>Key people are Carl Laemmle, Founder and Ronald Meyer, president. </li></ul><ul><li>Its Parent company is NBC </li></ul><ul><li>Universal Website http://www.universalstudios </li></ul><ul><li>Action-thriller films produced include: Iron Man, Fast and Furious, Terminator, The Wolfman, The Greenzone etc. </li></ul>

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