Criticizing the Series: Television Criticism as a Genre between Cinephilia and Fan Culture
| COMUNICAZIONI SOCIALI - 2015 - 2. Tv Genres in the Age of Abundance
This article presents two analyses. The first and more theoretical explores analogies and differences between categories of cinephilia and TV-philia, by trying to understand whether the latter’s critical dimension may be considered a fully fledged and distinctive cultural practice. The second uses case studies to test some forms of cross-media critical analysis on TV series, using overlapping elements of TV criticism, such as publishing genre and fan culture, as examples.