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Reel Power Hollywood Cinema and American Supremacy (Paperback)

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Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 0745329829
ISBN-13: 9780745329826
Sku: 215406675
Publish Date: 10/12/2010
Dimensions:  (in Inches) 8.75H x 5.5L x 0.75T
Pages:  218
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Hollywood is often characterized as a stronghold of left-liberal ideals. In "Reel Power," Matthew Alford shows it is in fact deeply complicit in serving the interests of the most regressive U.S. corporate and political forces. Films like "Transformers," "Terminator: Salvation" and "Black Hawk Down" are constructed with Defense Department assistance as explicit cheerleaders for the U.S. military, but Matthew Alford also emphasizes how so-called radical films like "Three Kings," "Hotel Rwanda" and "Avatar" present watered-down alternative visions of American politics that serve a similar function. "Reel Power" is the first book to examine the internal workings of contemporary Hollywood as a politicized industry as well as scores of films across all genres. No matter what the progressive impulses of some celebrities and artists, Alford shows how they are part of a system that is hard-wired to encourage American global supremacy and frequently the use of state violence.
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Product attributeBook Format:   Paperback
Product attributeNumber of Pages:   0218
Product attributePublisher:   Pluto Press (UK)
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