Studying Fight Club

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Studying Fight Club

  1. 1. Studying Fight Club
  2. 2. Fight Club is a great film to study because………
  3. 3. Some of the themes the film deals with are:
  4. 4. The WJEC Examiner will expect you to:•Analyse specific MICRO features from key scenes•Decide the ways in which those MICRO features help to construct meaning(s)•Discuss the ways in which MICRO features are designed to elicit a responsefrom the audience•Describe the ways in which key scenes inform or disrupt the narrative of thefilm (MACRO)•Be aware of reactions to the film on release; be able to say whether youbelieve the film is a ‘cult classic’ and why it is still relevant today.•Use a critical framework from your SSRP:
  5. 5. Auteur(research into Director David Fincher and whether he is an auteur director)
  6. 6. Gender issues(perceived crisis of masculinity in 1990s America,misogyny and treatment of women in the film, homo-erotic nature of the film)
  7. 7. Social, political and cultural studies(what does the film ‘say’ about modern consumeristsociety? What option are there for angry ‘not so young’men?)
  8. 8. Industry(why on earth did Fox green light this movie?)
  9. 9. Some critical perspectives will appeal more than others.The trick is to adopt a critical perspective that interests youAnd one that you can discuss and engage with
  10. 10. The Single Film Study question is worth 30 marks;the same as Surrealism and Early CinemaYou answer one essay for the Single Film StudyeitherA general question (you have two to choose from)OrA specific question (only one to choose)
  11. 11. Summer 2011
  12. 12. Winter 2011
  13. 13. Summer 2010

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