Hollywood vs. Netflix


This unit explores the aesthetic, political, and economic formation of the Hollywood studio system and its aftermath. From the 1920s to today, the unit explores the complex history of American cinema, charting the rise of its global power.


Taught in Semester 2, 2022
1 x 2 hour class per week


30% critical analysis/evaluation (1500 words)
50% research essay (2500 words)
20% seminar participation

Courses that offer this unit of study

  • Graduate Certificate in Cultural Studies
  • Graduate Certificate in English Studies
  • Graduate Diploma in Cultural Studies
  • Graduate Diploma in English Studies
  • Master of Cultural Studies
  • Master of English Studies
  • Master of Media Practice
  • Master of Strategic Public Relations

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