Reality Television Updates the Safari Documentary
Guest blogger Heather McIntosh looks at the long-running series "The Amazing Race" as an example of how reality TV has expanded established subgenres of documentary filmmaking. Run For — Not From — “The Hills”!
In honor of this week’s premiere of season four of MTV’s “The Hills,” I’d like to ruminate a bit on the end of the world. Not really, but you’ll get what I mean. The show, in case you’re over 25 and/or don’t subscribe to a magazine other than The Nation, is a reality (I use […]