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American history and contemporary Hollywood film

by Trevor B. McCrisken

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Published by Edinburgh University Press in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Motion pictures and history,
  • Historical films -- United States -- History and criticism,
  • United States -- In motion pictures

  • About the Edition

    Hollywood has a growing fascination with America"s past. This book offers an analysis of how and why contemporary Hollywood films have sought to mediate American history. It considers whether or how far contemporary films have begun to unravel the unifying myths of earlier films and periods.

    Edition Notes

    StatementTrevor B. McCrisken and Andrew Pepper.
    ContributionsPepper, Andrew.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1995.9.H5
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 227 p. ;
    Number of Pages227
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19351188M
    ISBN 100748614907, 0748614893

    Yellow Future examines the emergence and popularity of techno-oriental representations in Hollywood cinema since the s, focusing on the collective fantasy of East Asia as the future. Jane Chi Hyun Park demonstrates how this fantasy is sustained through imagery, iconography, and performance that conflate East Asia with technology, constituting what Park calls oriental style. American History and Contemporary Hollywood Film. New Brunswick: Rutgers UP, Discusses a few specific films each under such categories as the American Revolution, slavery, the Civil War, World War II, Oliver Stone and the 60s, African Americans and civil rights, post-Cold War interventions.

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    Book Description: How is the American political landscape represented in cinema? What is the relationship between Hollywood and Washington? From Arnold Schwarzenegger's rise to the Governorship of California through to the drama of the celebrity-fuelled Presidential election, Hollywood and politics have never been more intimate. In our book Camera Politica: Politics and Ideology in Contemporary Hollywood Film (), Michael Ryan and I argue that Hollywood film from the s to the present was closely connected with the political movements and struggles of the epoch. Studying Contemporary American Film - A Guide To Movie Analysis - Thomas Elsaesser & Warren american, film, hollywood, history, lincoln, zanuck, warner, war, films, american Folkscanomy: Books on Film and Cinema. 2, K. Journal of Chinese Cinemas - Volume 2 Issue 1 Folkscanomy: Books on Film and Cinema. 1, K. The Directors.


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At first, Hollywood embraced this wave of talent, then it ignored it.