Film - "Media representations are often simplistic. How true is this for your three main texts?"

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  • "Media representations are often simplistic. How true is this for your three main texts?"
    • Philomena
      • Philomena Lee
        • Not simplistic
        • Originally presented as vulnerable, naive old woman
          • Laughs at Martin thinking he said a joke
          • Fascination with her titanium hip replacement
        • Subverts age representation
          • Talks openly about sex
      • Martin Sixsmith
        • Not simplistic
        • Begins very cynical about religion
          • Says "F*cking Catholics" during conversation
        • Develops an understanding of religion from interactions with Philomena
          • Buys religious statue for Philomena
    • Skyfall
      • James Bond
        • Not simplistic
        • Aspects of hegemony
          • Train fight
          • Seduces Severine
        • Aspects of new man
          • Cries when M dies in his arms
          • Injured, broken
      • M
        • Empowered female
          • Orders Moneypenny to take the shot and risk killing Bond
          • Builds the traps in Skyfall
          • Subverts stereotype of females & age
        • Not simplistic
    • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows II
      • Harry Potter
        • Not simplistic
        • Geek stereotype
          • Academic
          • Glasses
        • Subverts geek stereotype by showing aspects of hegemony
          • Flashes of anger
          • Jumps off the tower with Voldemort
      • Hermione
        • Not simplistic
        • Nurturing and Caring
          • Shows emotion when Harry 'dies'
          • Cares for Ron
          • Conforms to stereotype of females
        • Brave and Daring
          • Subverts stereotype of females
          • Tells Harry and Ron to jump on the dragon

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