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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