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Cinema Wars: Hollywood Film and Politics in the Bush-Cheney Era

Cinema Wars: Hollywood Film and Politics in the Bush-Cheney Era - 09 edition

Cinema Wars: Hollywood Film and Politics in the Bush-Cheney Era - 09 edition

ISBN13: 9781405198240

ISBN10: 1405198249

Cinema Wars: Hollywood Film and Politics in the Bush-Cheney Era by Douglas Kellner - ISBN 9781405198240
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 09
Copyright: 2009
Publisher: Blackwell Publishers
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Cinema Wars: Hollywood Film and Politics in the Bush-Cheney Era by Douglas Kellner - ISBN 9781405198240

ISBN13: 9781405198240

ISBN10: 1405198249

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 09

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Summary

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