Families in the media have been portrayed as ideal, like the Cleaver family in Leave it to Beaver. This was always used as an example of what a perfect family looks like and what everyone strived to have. However, in recent years, this has become more of a stereotype and less of a dream as the “perfect family” is seemingly unachievable. Family dysfunction has become more and more popular in the media as audiences grow more fond of realism than idealistic perfection.
Stories of family dysfunction have become more popular in movies as audiences have grown more fond of realism than idealistic perfection.Read MoreMovieWeb – Feed