Snakes on a Plane is a 2006 thriller film starring Samuel L. Jackson in which hundreds of poisonous snakes are released on a passenger jet flying between Hawaii and Los Angeles. Prior to its release in theaters, its B-movie style title combined with Jackson’s casting resulted in much hype for the film online, resulting in a number of parody videos and fan art.
Create Meaning example 1
Create Meaning example 2
fan involvement, producers keep happy
Task: Apply concepts of specatorship to fandom and map out using your case study
- factors: why, who, what, how, with who, via what medium
- responses - emotional, visceral, intellectual,
- active and passive
use the brief links below to help you produce a mind map as per example (only better with more images from your case study)
Analyse Fandom's links to the Auteur Theory: how has it developed this?
Analyse - give reasons for the significance of fandom in discussing contemporary spectatorship.
Write your analysis using your case study, write 1 paragraph for each of the following points 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 from this list:
Justify the significance of gender, ethnicity, sexuality and technology to contemporary film spectatorship, refering to past and future