Introduction Hood film is a film genre originating in the United States, which features aspects of urban African Americans or Hispanic-American culture – such as hip hop music, street gangs, honour killings, racial discrimination, organised crime, gangster, gang affiliation scenes, gangsta rap, broken families, drug use and trafficking, illegal immigration into the US and the… Read More
What is a Gangster Film?
Introduction A gangster film or gangster movie is a film belonging to a genre that focuses on gangs and organised crime. It is a subgenre of crime film, that may involve large criminal organisations, or small gangs formed to perform a certain illegal act. The genre is differentiated from Westerns and the gangs of that… Read More
What is a Crime Film?
Introduction Crime films, in the broadest sense, is a film genre inspired by and analogous to the crime fiction literary genre. Films of this genre generally involve various aspects of crime and its detection. Stylistically, the genre may overlap and combine with many other genres, such as drama or gangster film, but also include comedy,… Read More