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Cinema Wars: Hollywood Film and Politics in the Bush-Cheney Era
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Blackwell Pub
Publication date December 30, 2009
Pages 279
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781405198240
ISBN-10 1405198249
Dimensions 0.75 by 6.25 by 9.25 in.
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $43.95
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product 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 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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Hardcover
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from Blackwell Pub (December 30, 2009)
9781405198233 | details & prices | 279 pages | 6.25 × 9.00 × 0.75 in. | 1.30 lbs | List price $115.00
About: 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
Paperback
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from Blackwell Pub (December 30, 2009)
9781405198240 | details & prices | 279 pages | 6.25 × 9.25 × 0.75 in. | 0.95 lbs | List price $43.95
About: 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
Miscellaneous
from Blackwell Pub (January 7, 2010)
9781444314816 | details & prices | 296 pages | List price $89.95

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