Cinema Wars (Heftet)

Hollywood Film and Politics in the Bush-Cheney Era

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Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 2009
Antall sider: 296
Forlag: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9781405198240
Kategori: Medie- og kommunikasjon
Omtale: Cinema Wars
Cinema Wars explores the intersection of film, politics, and US culture and society through a bold critical analysis of the films, TV shows, and documentaries produced in the early 2000s Offers a thought-provoking depiction of Hollywood film as a contested terrain between conservative and liberal forces Films and documentaries discussed include: Black Hawk Down , The Dark Knight , Star Wars , Syriana, WALL-E , Fahrenheit 9/11 and other Michael Moore documentaries, amongst others Explores how some films in this era supported the Bush-Cheney regime, while others criticized the administration, openly or otherwise Investigates Hollywood's treatment of a range of hot topics, from terrorism and environmental crisis to the Iraq war and the culture wars of the 2000s Shows how Hollywood film in the 2000s brought to life a vibrant array of social protest and helped create cultural conditions to elect Barack Obama

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