Home Alone at 30: how one case of parental neglect led to (hilariously) painful outcomes

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Sparkes, Daryl. 2020. "Home Alone at 30: how one case of parental neglect led to (hilariously) painful outcomes." The Conversation. 2 December 2020, p. 1.
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Home Alone at 30: how one case of parental neglect led to (hilariously) painful outcomes

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AuthorSparkes, Daryl
Publication TitleThe Conversation
Journal Citation2 December 2020, p. 1
Number of Pages1
Year2020
Place of PublicationCarlton, Victoria, Australia
Web Address (URL)https://theconversation.com/home-alone-at-30-how-one-case-of-parental-neglect-led-to-hilariously-painful-outcomes-150534
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Home Alone is one of the most well regarded movies of the 1990's. However, behind its thin veneer of comedy is a film which portrays violence and torture as comedic devices. Does the film hold up so well against modern attitudes towards violence and a place for it in family films.

KeywordsHome Alone; comedy films; violence
ANZSRC Field of Research 2020470107. Media studies
Byline AffiliationsSchool of Creative Arts
Institution of OriginUniversity of Southern Queensland
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