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Reality Tv Reality Television
687 wordsWhether we watch a group of people live together in a house (big brother), or watch them build the house (the Block), reality television exposes that little peeping tom is all of us. Reality TV satisfies that instinct of parking into others lives, and the reality of reality television is that as humans we enjoy this. Reality TV is not much different from normal programs, like any program, reality television has the essentials, it has a mix of characters, it puts those characters in situation, an...
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Real But Not Really The Reality Tv Genre
1,665 wordsMCJ 162 T Th 8 - 9: 15 Real But Not Really: The Reality TV Genre When Philo T. Farnsworth invented the electric television, he probably did not think that it would be used to show people eating bugs, finding husbands based on votes of viewers, or living on deserted islands. But that is exactly what you can see any given night on television now. This newest form of television programming fad is the reality television genre. Reality television is now on every station, every night, everywhere. The ...
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Film Genre Narration Reality Tv
1,711 words(Researched from "Film Art: An Introduction " by D. Bordwell and K. Thompson. ) "Types of films are commonly referred to as genres (pronounced "zahn-rate"). The word genre is originally French and simply means kind or type. " (Bordwell & Thompson, 2004: 108). Genre groups films, which share similar film qualities and themes, into various subsections according to the type of film they are associated as. Various film genres are recognisable by the way they are presented and patterned or the wa...
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Reality Television Truman Show
680 wordsThe Truman Show closely parallels Plato's Allegory of the Cave. Initially, Truman is trapped in his own "cave"; a film set or fictional island known as Seahaven. Truman's journey or ascension into the real world and into knowledge is similar to that of Plato's cave dweller. Truman, much like the prisoners in the cave, would know no difference then what they have been taught or shown to be the real world their whole lives. If Truman was taught in geography class that there was only Seahaven and t...
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Storytelling Lost To The Documentary
1,642 wordsIn this world there exists something that we all have in common and upon which the success of our entire civilization rests. It is the almost magical way in which we communicate and understand each other. Simply said, it is storytelling. Storytelling is a very cool, in media terms, interactive experience between a teller and a listener. In a sense, many mediums such as novels and television, while they contain stories, are not seen in the same light as 'storytelling' which permits live storytell...
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Blair Witch Serial Killer
2,251 wordsQuestioning Reality Mockumentary Mockumentary: Questioning Reality and the Tenets of Documentary Film Itself A mock documentary is successful when it is able to combine both the appearance of historically accurate elements and present believable situations through a false lens, leading the audience to question the reality of what they are seeing. The genre of false documentary aims to present a convincing story through the use of credible documentary tactics to portray a fictional documentary. E...
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Reality Television T V
248 wordsPublic Speaking Speech Topic: Why is reality television popular? Reality television is so popular because their arent any good actors or actresses in this world any more, therefore, people have now been creating shows that deal with ordinary people; we are far more entertaining than all those actors and actresses. Secondly, people like reality T. V because they like to see others making actual life time mistakes. For example, a show such as Temptation Island, where people are seducing each other...
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