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Cinema Wars [electronic resource] : Hollywood Film and Politics in the Bush-Cheney Era.

By: Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9781405198233Publication details: Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., 2009.ISBN:
  • 9781444314816
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Cinema Wars : Hollywood Film and Politics in the Bush-Cheney EraDDC classification:
  • 791.436581
LOC classification:
  • PN1995.9.P6K44 2010
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Contents:
Cinema Wars; Contents; Acknowledgments; List of Plates; Introduction: Film, Politics, and Society; 1 Confronting the Horrors of the Bush-Cheney Era: From Documentary to Allegory; 2 Hollywood's 9/11 and Spectacles of Terror; 3 Michael Moore's Provocations; 4 Hollywood Political Critiques of the Bush-Cheney Regime: From Thrillers to Fantasy and Satire; 5 The Cinematic Iraq War; Conclusion: Hollywood Cinema Wars in the 2000s; References; Index;
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 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 o
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Cinema Wars; Contents; Acknowledgments; List of Plates; Introduction: Film, Politics, and Society; 1 Confronting the Horrors of the Bush-Cheney Era: From Documentary to Allegory; 2 Hollywood's 9/11 and Spectacles of Terror; 3 Michael Moore's Provocations; 4 Hollywood Political Critiques of the Bush-Cheney Regime: From Thrillers to Fantasy and Satire; 5 The Cinematic Iraq War; Conclusion: Hollywood Cinema Wars in the 2000s; References; Index;

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 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 o