Cinema wars : Hollywood film and politics in the Bush-Cheney era
|Format:||Print Book 2010|
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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
-- Political aspects
-- United States.
Motion pictures -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
Documentary films -- United States -- History and criticism.
Documentary films -- Political aspects -- History and criticism.
Environmental films -- United States -- History and criticism.
Politics in motion pictures.
Terrorism in motion pictures.
Iraq War, 2003-2011 -- Motion pictures and the war.
United States -- Politics and government -- 2001-2009.
|Publisher|| Chichester, West Sussex, U.K. ; Malden, MA :Wiley-Blackwell,2010
x, 279 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Includes bibliographical references (pages -268) and index.
9781405198240 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1405198249 (pbk. : alk. paper)