Friday, 12 September 2014
Postmodernism - Characterized by the self conscious use of the earlier styles and conventions, it's a mixing of different artistic style and media.
Experimental - Stage of genre attempts to establish trends.
Cannon- Stage works within those trends to dix them into our cultural understandings.
Post modern- Looks at trends
Post modern- Becomes new by referring to the old, invents by copying, humorous or terrifying and anyone can make it.
Homage - Imitation is the highest form of flattery.
Pastiche- Using the imagery of the one text to make comments about another.
Parody- Taking the mickey.
Examples of homage is "Smooth Criminal" and "Naughty Girl" following the film "Band Wagon".
An example of pastiche is Will Young's "Switch it on" which is a copy of Tony Scott's "Top Gun".
An example of a parody is "Predator the musical" where someone has made a song out of the lines in the predator movie.