Home/Art/Violence as Entertainment in “Sicario” Movie
Violence as Entertainment in “Sicario” Movie
Why does violence as entertainment attract such a huge audience, and how does “Sicario” use violence as entertainment to appeal to its audience?
To answer this question, discuss the use of violence as entertainment in movies. The answer is a combination of literary and psychology/sociology in terms of method. The movie that has to be analyzed is “Sicario” from 2015, directed by Dennis Villeneuve. However, it is to be noted that the focus is on why people get entertained and not, e.g., the popularity of the genre. Discuss what defines Screen violence (what category of violence does this project focus on? (In this case, the focus is on physical violence, mayhem, and gun shooting)). Why does violence as entertainment in movies attracts such a huge audience, and how does “Sicario” appeal to its violence?