Invisible Norms In Thinking About Movies

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This specific, Thinking About Movies by Peter Lehman and William Luhr was very relatable to me. Many of the points that they talked about, in the article I had previously wondered about. To start off, they talk about in how many Hollywood films they have an Invisible class norm. This invisible norm is that the middle class is the class most people relate too, and want to be in. Although this is true for most people it is not true for all people. The problem according to them, then becomes that in many movies they promote not wanting to move up in social classes. They use the movie, Wall Street (1987) as an example. They explain how the main character gets promised, everything he ever wanted, (which at the time was riches) by a wealthy Wall
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