Wednesday, 22 September 2010

Dissertation update

After my tutorial I feel like my Dissertation is really starting to fall into place rather nicely. In 3 weeks I have to present the first chapter. The films for this chapter have yet to be completly decided on, however in terms of which war I'm going to use to argue my point across I think films that depict the Pacific War, particularly from an American viewpoint are of the most interest. The Battle of Midway could well be a perfect example of the modernist war film that I want to talk about. It was made in 1976 and is a strong counterbalance to the seemingly much more politicized era of uncertainity that was the Vietnam war.