Cinema Wars: Hollywood Film and Politics in the Bush-Cheney Era [1ed.]1405198249, 9781405198240, 1405198230, 9781405198233, 1444314815, 9781444314816

Author : Douglas Kellner
Description: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 2000sOffers a thought-provoking depiction of Hollywood film as a contested terrain between conservative and liberal forcesFilms and documentaries discussed include: Black Hawk Down, The Dark Knight, Star Wars, Syriana, WALL-E, Fahrenheit 9/11 and other Michael Moore documentaries, amongst othersExplores how some films in this era supported the Bush-Cheney regime, while others criticized the administration, openly or otherwiseInvestigates Hollywoods treatment of a range of hot topics, from terrorism and environmental crisis to the Iraq war and the culture wars of the 2000sShows how Hollywood film in the 2000s brought to life a vibrant array of social protest and helped create cultural conditions to elect Barack Obama
Categories: Art Cinema
Year :2009
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Language : English
N° Of Pages : 296[291]
File Info : pdf 2 Mb