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Teaser Trailer Analysis: Deadpool »

Morag Larsen | Friday January 25, 2019

Categories: Codes & Conventions, Deadpool, Films & Case Studies, Hollywood Films, Analysis, Film Trailers

Deadpool (2016) Yes, it is a superhero film, albeit with spoof elements, fully deserving of the hybrid description of superhero/comedy. As officially the 8th film in the X-Men franchise it takes a satirical look at the genre, whilst also following the codes and conventions within a familiar formula – Wade Wilson wears a superhero costume that could be argued is a cross between Iron Man and Superman, he has special powers (a classic convention), the film is produced by Marvel (a superhero…
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WJEC GCSE Film Studies Superhero Films | Batman v Superman and Deadpool »

Rob Miller | Thursday September 08, 2016

Categories: Batman v Superman, Deadpool, Genres & Case Studies, GCSE, Hot Entries, Films & Case Studies, Hollywood Films, Superhero, Film Analysis, Analysis, Action Adventure, Action

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016) Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (Batman v Superman) is a 2016 blockbuster superhero movie produced by DC, and distributed by Warner Bros. From a marketing point of view (common question 3 in Paper 1) it is an attempt to compete with the most successful franchise in film history – Marvel Cinematic Universe, whose recent films have been distributed by the owner of the franchise, Disney Motion Picture Studios. To simplify, Marvel and DC Comics were,…
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