From Steven Spielberg's Lincoln to Clint Eastwood's American Sniper, this fifth edition of this classic film study text adds even more recent films and examines how these movies depict and represent the feelings and values of American society.
• Analyzes major political and social currents during the decade and examines how Hollywood film dealt with these events and developments
• Provides a political overview of the decade in film since the last edition of Praeger's American Film and Society Since 1945
• Presents entries organized chronologically, by decades from 1945 to the present, making it easy for readers to quickly find information on films that interest them
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About the Author
Leonard Quart is professor emeritus of cinema at City University of New York (CUNY) and COSI; contributing editor of Cineaste, and columnist for the Berkshire Eagle.
Al Auster is professor in the Communication and Media Studies Department at Fordham University. He is the author or coauthor of five previous books.