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

Author/creator Kellner, Douglas, 1943-
Format Book and Print
Publication InfoChichester, West Sussex, U.K. ; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2010.
Descriptionx, 279 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Supplemental Content Contributor biographical information
Supplemental Content Publisher description
Supplemental Content Table of contents only
Subject(s)
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.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (p. [262]-268) and index.
LCCN 2009036207
ISBN9781405198233
ISBN1405198230
ISBN9781405198240 (pbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN1405198249 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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