Supporting Media Texts

These are the media texts I want to use to support my critical investigation: The Representation of Ethnic Minorities in Fiction Film.

KICK-ASS (2010)

Distributor: Universal Pictures
Studio: Marv Films / Plan B Entertainment
Director: Matthew Vaughn
Screenplay: Jane Goldman & Matthew Vaughn

Aaron Johnson
Christopher Mintz-Plasse
Chloë Grace Moretz
Mark Strong
Nicolas Cage

Based On: Kick-Ass by Mark Millar & John Romita, Jr.

Genre: Action / Comedy

Released: Friday 26th March 2010

Film Shoot Location(s): Canada, United Kingdom & United States

Dave Lizewski is an unnoticed high school student and comic book fan who one day decides to become a super-hero, even though he has no powers, training or meaningful reason to do so.

Chronicle (2012)

Distributor: 20th Century Fox
Studio: Davis Entertainment
Director: Josh Trank
Screenplay: Max Landis

Dane DeHaan
Alex Russell
Michael B. Jordan
Michael Kelly
Ashley Hinshaw

Influenced By: Akira, Carrie & The Fury

Genre: Drama / Sci-Fi / Thriller

Released: Wednesday 1st February 2012

Film Shoot Location(s): Canada, South Africa & United States

Whilst attending a party, three high school friends gain superpowers after making an incredible discovery underground. Soon, though, they find their lives spinning out of control and their bond tested as they embrace their darker sides.

G.I. Joe: Retaliation (2013)

Distributor: Paramount Pictures / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Studio: Skydance Productions / di Bonaventura Pictures / Hasbro
Director: Jon M. Chu
Screenplay: Rhett Reese & Paul Wernick
Dwayne Johnson
Bruce Willis
D.J. Cotrona
Byung-hun Lee
Adrianne Palicki
Ray Park
Jonathan Pryce
Ray Stevenson
Channing Tatum

Based On: G.I. Joe by Hasbro

Genre: Action / Adventure / Sci-Fi / Thriller

Released: Monday 18th March 2013
Film Shoot Location(s): United States

The G.I. Joes are not only fighting their mortal enemy Cobra; they are forced to contend with threats from within the government that jeopardize their very existence.

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