The Resource Cinema wars : Hollywood film and politics in the Bush-Cheney era, Douglas Kellner

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

Label
Cinema wars : Hollywood film and politics in the Bush-Cheney era
Title
Cinema wars
Title remainder
Hollywood film and politics in the Bush-Cheney era
Statement of responsibility
Douglas Kellner
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
Cataloging source
DG1
Dewey number
791.43/658
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN1995.9.P6
LC item number
K45 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Cinema wars : Hollywood film and politics in the Bush-Cheney era, Douglas Kellner
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Confronting the horrors of the Bush/Cheney era: from documentary to allegory -- The golden age of documentary -- Real disaster films: from An inconvenient truth and environmental documentaries to animated allegories -- Allegories of catastrophe : social apocalypse is disaster, horror, and fantasy films -- Hollywood's 9/11 and spectacles of terror -- 9/11 as disaster film and spectacle of terror -- Representations of 9/11 in Hollywood film : United 93 and World Trade Center -- Disney television Republican propaganda : The path to 9/11 -- Hollywood's terror war -- Michael Moore's provocations -- Michael Moore, Emile de Antonio, and the politics of documentary film -- Roger and me and the documentary of personal witnessing -- Bowling for Columbine and exploratory documentary montage -- Fahrenheit 9/11 and partisan interventionists cinema -- Sicko and the Michael Moore genre -- Hollywood political critiques of the Bush-Cheney regime : from thrillers to fantasy and satire -- The Hollywood political thriller against the Bush-Cheney regime -- Star wars prequels as anti-Bush-Cheney allegory -- From satire to dystopia -- The cinematic Iraq War -- Documenting Iraq -- Interpreting the Iraq fiasco -- Iraq and its aftermath in fiction films -- Conclusion: Hollywood cinema wars in the 2000s -- Critical representations -- History lessons -- Final reflections
Control code
ocn501316385
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 279 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781444314816
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
10.1002/9781444314809
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
10.1002/9781444314809
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b35387336
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)501316385
  • pebco1282472119

Library Locations

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