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Art: ART 110-McNearney-Film Genre Assignment

This guide provides general information resources for the study of art.

The Matrix

The Matrix (1999)The Matrix Film Still

Film Genre/Subgenre:  Science Fiction - Cyberpunk

MATRIX, THE (1999). Photography. Britannica ImageQuest, Encyclopædia Britannica, 25 May 2016.
quest.eb.com/search/144_1540673/1/144_1540673/cite. Accessed 24 Sep 2020.

MATRIX, THE (1999). Photography. Britannica ImageQuest, Encyclopædia Britannica, 25 May 2016.
quest.eb.com/search/144_1542424/1/144_1542424/cite. Accessed 24 Sep 2020.

 

Cyberpunk:  Cyberpunk, a science-fiction subgenre characterized by countercultural antiheroes trapped in a dehumanized, high-tech future.

("Cyberpunk." Britannica Academic, Encyclopædia Britannica, 1 Sep. 1999. 0-academic-eb-com.library2.pima.edu/levels/collegiate/article/cyberpunk/118413. Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.)

 

COLUMN 1 - BEGIN:

Use the list below to consider film genres of interest.

Film Genres & Sub-Genres

Film Genres and SubGenres (styles):

Action

Disaster / Apocalyptic

Epic

Martial Arts

Post-Apocalyptic

Spy

Superhero

Thriller

Video Game Movies

War

Adventure

Animation (not permitted for this assignment)

Comedy

Dark Comedy / Black Comedy

Farce

Romantic Comedy

Satire

Screwball Comedy

Slapstick

Drama

Historical

Alternative History

Biblical

Biopic

Historical Drama

Historical Fiction

Historical Romance

Fantasy (not permitted for this assignment.)

Horror

Found Footage

Monster

Paranormal / Occult

Psychological Horror

Slasher

Splatter

Survival Horror

Romance

Chic Flick

Romantic Comedy

Romantic Drama

Romantic Thriller

Sci-Fi

Apocalyptic Sci-Fi

Future Noir

Hard Sci-Fi

Military Sci-Fi

Punk Sci-Fi

Cyberpunk

Steampunk

Space Opera

Speculative Sci-Fi

Thriller

Crime

Conspiracy

Courtroom / Legal

Whodunnit/Detective Movies

Film Noir

Gangster

Mystery

Spy

Western

Empire Western

Epic Western

Marshall

Outlaw

Revenge

Spaghetti Western

Revisionist Western

COLUMN 2 - EXPLORE

Use this column to explore the definitions and descriptions of film genres.  Decide upon a genre of interest.  Use the bottom box to explore films within your chosen genre.

Film & Film Genre Reference Resources

Film Reviews

COLUMN 3 - VIEW FILM, FIND IMAGES

Use the two no-cost streaming video databases below to search for films by genre; select and watch a film.  If the film you chose is not included in either of these two database, either select a film that is, or view the film with your personal subscription to Netflix or Pima, or try IMDB to see if the film is offered free for streaming with commercials.

Use the ImageQuest database below if you would like to search for movie posters and image stills.  You may also find these via IMDB.

No-Cost Streaming Feature Film Sources

Interpretations of The Hero's Journey - Joseph Campbell

Film Posters & Still Images