Cinema wars : Hollywood film and politics in the Bush-Cheney era

by Kellner, Douglas, 1943-

Format: Print Book 2010
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CLP - Main Library Second Floor - Non-fiction PN1995.9.P6 K44 2010
Location  CLP - Main Library
Collection  Second Floor - Non-fiction
Call Number  PN1995.9.P6 K44 2010
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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Subjects Motion pictures -- 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
Language English
Description x, 279 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages [262]-268) and index.
ISBN 9781405198233
9781405198240 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1405198249 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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