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Consider why audiences watch superhero films and what educated viewers can notice about these films.

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Consider why audiences watch superhero films and what educated viewers can notice about these films. Connectives * Therefore * On the other hand * Moreover * Whereas * Such as * Which implies * As a result * But * Finally * Due to this * This leads to * Penultimately * Which suggests * As a consequence * As well as * Although * Which could mean To write a piece of work that is coherent, you should use a lot of connectives. Why audiences watch superhero films What educated viewers can notice about superhero films Think genres and their appeal. * The tension of romance, mixed with the secret identity of the superhero. * Pleasure * The hybridisation hooks in different types of people, so not just people who like one kind of genre * Two step transition - Someone told them it good * Escapism - They try to get away from their life. ...read more.

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But would this appeal to a wide range of audiences? Most superhero films are of a hybrid genre, which includes nearly all of the genre's available for films, including Action because of the fight scenes, Romance between the superhero, which is simply a device to create dramatic irony and tension, and also Mystery, when the superhero has to find out the true identity of the antagonist. The hybrid genre obviously makes the range of audience a lot larger, including the older generation, which would go to see the sequel to the film they watched when they were children, and also the middle age generation which would enjoy the romantic side of the film, and possibly the action sequences. Teenagers would enjoy it for a number of reasons; Firstly, because they would want to see the new film in the cinema, and secondly because action appeals to them, and also possibly the romance. ...read more.

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Another thing that is easily noticed, is how the diegesis is created, and the generic codes have been used to make the perfect type of hybrid genre - Superhero Films. The soundtrack speed, and beat, and even what kinds of instruments involved are a large part of the Hybrid genre, as it helps you connect to the Superhero. For example if he is running away, the soundtrack would be non-diegetic, and faster than a humans heartbeat, to make the viewers go faster. But how does this all pull together? From all the numerous reasons above, you can see that Superhero films are one of the most expensive to make (CGI), but also one of the most watched film types, as you cant call it a genre. It is a great piece of hybridisation, in which small parts of every single genre can be crammed into 2 hours or so to create perfect entertainment for any age. ...read more.

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