30 years since The Addams Family hit the big screen, it is still the perfect blend of horror and comedy

Sparkes, Daryl ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8782-0519 (2021) 30 years since The Addams Family hit the big screen, it is still the perfect blend of horror and comedy. The Conversation, 16 December 2021. p. 1.

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Abstract

The Addams Family is a mix of cinematic genres, namely comedy and horror. This article looks at the reasons for the success of the film and why this blend of genres worked so well.


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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: No
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Published version made available in accordance with Creative Commons Attribution/No Derivatives License 4.0.
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Current - Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts - School of Creative Arts (1 Mar 2019 -)
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Current - Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts - School of Creative Arts (1 Mar 2019 -)
Date Deposited: 04 Jan 2022 23:55
Last Modified: 11 Apr 2022 08:42
Uncontrolled Keywords: Addams Family; comedy; horror genre
Fields of Research (2008): 19 Studies in Creative Arts and Writing > 1902 Film, Television and Digital Media > 190204 Film and Television
19 Studies in Creative Arts and Writing > 1902 Film, Television and Digital Media > 190201 Cinema Studies
Fields of Research (2020): 36 CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING > 3605 Screen and digital media > 360505 Screen media
36 CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING > 3605 Screen and digital media > 360501 Cinema studies
Socio-Economic Objectives (2008): E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970119 Expanding Knowledge through Studies of the Creative Arts and Writing
Socio-Economic Objectives (2020): 13 CULTURE AND SOCIETY > 1302 Communication > 130204 The media
13 CULTURE AND SOCIETY > 1302 Communication > 130205 Visual communication
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/46082

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