7. To be successful, a text must bring us moments of joy Dystopian visual texts usually contain moments of joy. However, this is not what makes the text successful but rather the use of film techniques and the underlying themes. Steven Spielberg’s Minority Report understands the importance of film techniques as he uses cinematography and […]

Symbols in Minority Report are used to invoke ideas that criticise the degree to which the state invades the privacy of the individual through surveillance. Through the use of the symbol of the eye, Stephen Spielberg presents us with the classical idea that ‘justice’ is blind. This conclusion has been drawn from the prophet, Tiresias, […]

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