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Pubblicato nel numero: Year XXIV July – December 1996 – Number 40
Parole chiave: Movie, Aggressiveness, Violence, Mass communication, Television
ART AND CULTURE: “Natural born killers” between cinema and television
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Summary. Starting from the discussed movie of Oliver Stone, Natural Born Killers, arranged by Quentin Tarantino, we deal with the complex problem of those negative effects which violent movies or television scenes can arouse in under age public, spurring imitative behaviours. A critical analysis of the movie is preceded by a comparative confrontation between cinema and television as means, considering the features of the language of those media and the resulting psychosociological implications.