ISBN-10:
1433120003
ISBN-13:
9781433120008
Pub. Date:
05/02/2014
Publisher:
Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers
Here's Looking at You: Hollywood, Film & Politics. Fourth Edition / Edition 5

Here's Looking at You: Hollywood, Film & Politics. Fourth Edition / Edition 5

by Ernest Giglio

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ISBN-13: 9781433120008
Publisher: Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers
Publication date: 05/02/2014
Series: Politics, Media, and Popular Culture Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 412
Sales rank: 573,749
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Ernest Giglio is Professor Emeritus of Politics and American Studies and a Fulbright Scholar. He received his PhD from Syracuse University and during his thirty-year career taught both in the United States and abroad. His signature course on film and politics has been presented to students in England, Finland and Switzerland as well as at the Rhode Island School of Design, Manhattanville College, Lycoming College and for the OLLI Program at Yavapai Community College. He has appeared on PBS, NPR and the BBC.

Table of Contents

Contents: Prologue. President Obama Returns to the White House – Film and Politics: The Hollywood-Washington Connection – In Search of the Political Film – Nonfiction Film: Picturing Reality? – Kiss, Kiss, Bang, Bang: Hollywood, Sex and Violence – HUAC and the Blacklist: The Red Scare Comes To Hollywood – Real to Reel Politicians: Idealists, Saviors, and Scoundrels – Picturing Justice: The Law and Lawyers in Hollywood Films – Hollywood Goes To War: From the Great War to the Good War to the Forgotten War – Remembering Vietnam on Film: Lessons Learned and Forgotten – Mission Accomplished? Hollywood and the Afghanistan-Iraq War Films – Hollywood Confronts Nuclear War and Global Terrorism – Hollywood, Race, and Obama: Feel-Good Racism – Hollywood and Women: Cracks in the Celluloid Ceiling – Epilogue: Is There a Future for Political Films in Hollywood?

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