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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

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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
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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1943-
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Kellner, Douglas
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
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  • Motion pictures
  • Motion pictures
  • Documentary films
  • Documentary films
  • Environmental films
  • United States
  • Politics in motion pictures
  • Terrorism in motion pictures
  • Iraq War, 2003-
  • Bush, George W.
  • Cheney, Richard Bruce
Label
Cinema wars : Hollywood film and politics in the Bush-Cheney era, Douglas Kellner
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Introduction.
  • Film, Politics, and Society.
  • p. 1
  • Hollywood Film as a Contested Terrain.
  • p. 2
  • Cinema, Politics, and Social History: From Cinematic Realism to Allegory.
  • p. 13
  • Hollywood Film and the Contemporary Moment: Signs of the Times.
  • p. 18
  • Reading Film Diagnostically: Imagining Obama.
  • p. 34
  • In This Book.
  • p. 40
  • 1.
  • Confronting the Horrors of the Bush-Cheney Era: From Documentary to Allegory.
  • p. 51
  • Golden Age of Documentary.
  • p. 52
  • Real Disaster Films: From An Inconvenient Truth and Environmental Documentaries to Animated Allegories.
  • p. 71
  • Allegories of Catastrophe: Social Apocalypse in Disaster, Horror, and Fantasy Films.
  • p. 80
  • 2.
  • Hollywood's 9/11 and Spectacles of Terror.
  • p. 98
  • 9/11 as Disaster Film and Spectacle of Terror.
  • p. 99
  • Representations of 9/11 in Hollywood Film: United 93 and World Trade Center.
  • p. 101
  • Disney Television Republican Propaganda: The Path to 9/11.
  • p. 108
  • Hollywood's Terror War.
  • p. 118
  • 3.
  • Michael Moore's Provocations.
  • p. 132
  • Michael Moore, Emile de Antonio, and the Politics of Documentary Film.
  • p. 133
  • Roger and Me and the Documentary of Personal Witnessing.
  • p. 136
  • Bowling For Columbine and Exploratory Documentary Montage.
  • p. 140
  • Fahrenheit 9/11 and Partisan Interventionist Cinema.
  • p. 146
  • Sicko and the Michael Moore Genre.
  • p. 155
  • 4.
  • Hollywood Political Critiques of the Bush-Cheney Regime: From Thrillers to Fantasy and Satire.
  • p. 163
  • Hollywood Political Thriller Against the Bush-Cheney Regime.
  • p. 165
  • Star Wars Prequels as Anti-Bush-Cheney Allegory.
  • p. 173
  • From Satire to Dystopia.
  • p. 183
  • 5.
  • Cinematic Iraq War.
  • p. 199
  • Documenting Iraq.
  • p. 200
  • Interpreting the Iraq Fiasco.
  • p. 208
  • Iraq and Its Aftermath in Fiction Films.
  • p. 219
  • Conclusion: Hollywood Cinema Wars in the 2000s.
  • p. 239
  • Critical Representations.
  • p. 240
  • History Lessons.
  • p. 250
  • Final Reflections.
  • p. 258
  • References.
  • p. 262
  • Index.
  • p. 269
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
x, 279 p.
Isbn
9781405198240
Lccn
2009036207
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Cinema wars : Hollywood film and politics in the Bush-Cheney era, Douglas Kellner
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Introduction.
  • Film, Politics, and Society.
  • p. 1
  • Hollywood Film as a Contested Terrain.
  • p. 2
  • Cinema, Politics, and Social History: From Cinematic Realism to Allegory.
  • p. 13
  • Hollywood Film and the Contemporary Moment: Signs of the Times.
  • p. 18
  • Reading Film Diagnostically: Imagining Obama.
  • p. 34
  • In This Book.
  • p. 40
  • 1.
  • Confronting the Horrors of the Bush-Cheney Era: From Documentary to Allegory.
  • p. 51
  • Golden Age of Documentary.
  • p. 52
  • Real Disaster Films: From An Inconvenient Truth and Environmental Documentaries to Animated Allegories.
  • p. 71
  • Allegories of Catastrophe: Social Apocalypse in Disaster, Horror, and Fantasy Films.
  • p. 80
  • 2.
  • Hollywood's 9/11 and Spectacles of Terror.
  • p. 98
  • 9/11 as Disaster Film and Spectacle of Terror.
  • p. 99
  • Representations of 9/11 in Hollywood Film: United 93 and World Trade Center.
  • p. 101
  • Disney Television Republican Propaganda: The Path to 9/11.
  • p. 108
  • Hollywood's Terror War.
  • p. 118
  • 3.
  • Michael Moore's Provocations.
  • p. 132
  • Michael Moore, Emile de Antonio, and the Politics of Documentary Film.
  • p. 133
  • Roger and Me and the Documentary of Personal Witnessing.
  • p. 136
  • Bowling For Columbine and Exploratory Documentary Montage.
  • p. 140
  • Fahrenheit 9/11 and Partisan Interventionist Cinema.
  • p. 146
  • Sicko and the Michael Moore Genre.
  • p. 155
  • 4.
  • Hollywood Political Critiques of the Bush-Cheney Regime: From Thrillers to Fantasy and Satire.
  • p. 163
  • Hollywood Political Thriller Against the Bush-Cheney Regime.
  • p. 165
  • Star Wars Prequels as Anti-Bush-Cheney Allegory.
  • p. 173
  • From Satire to Dystopia.
  • p. 183
  • 5.
  • Cinematic Iraq War.
  • p. 199
  • Documenting Iraq.
  • p. 200
  • Interpreting the Iraq Fiasco.
  • p. 208
  • Iraq and Its Aftermath in Fiction Films.
  • p. 219
  • Conclusion: Hollywood Cinema Wars in the 2000s.
  • p. 239
  • Critical Representations.
  • p. 240
  • History Lessons.
  • p. 250
  • Final Reflections.
  • p. 258
  • References.
  • p. 262
  • Index.
  • p. 269
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
x, 279 p.
Isbn
9781405198240
Lccn
2009036207
Other physical details
ill.

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