By Douglas M. Kellner

Cinema Wars explores the intersection of movie, politics, and US tradition and society via a daring severe research of the flicks, television exhibits, and documentaries produced within the early 2000s

  • Offers a thought-provoking depiction of Hollywood movie as a contested terrain among conservative and liberal forces
  • Films and documentaries mentioned contain: Black Hawk Down, The Dark Knight, Star Wars, Syriana, WALL-E, Fahrenheit 9/11 and different Michael Moore documentaries, among others
  • Explores how a few motion pictures during this period supported the Bush-Cheney regime, whereas others criticized the management, overtly or otherwise
  • Investigates Hollywood’s remedy of quite a number sizzling issues, from terrorism and environmental trouble to the Iraq battle and the tradition wars of the 2000s
  • Shows how Hollywood movie within the 2000s delivered to lifestyles a colourful array of social protest and helped create cultural stipulations to select Barack Obama

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