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The extraordinary thesis of the various chapters is that liberal Hollywood makes conservative films. A careful reading of Chapter 6 will reveal that current Hollywood disaster films are consistent with the message of the Tea Party, namely, that government is bumbling, bureaucratic, corrupt, and incapable, ERGO the need for heroes.. MH

Table of Contents:

Introduction (Michael Haas)
1. Films Contain Political Messages (Michael Haas)
2. Art and Politics: The Political Film as a Pedagogical Tool (Michael A. Genovese)
3. Search for the Political Film (Ernest D. Giglio)
4. The Real Oliver North Loses: The Reel Bob Roberts Wins (John W. Williams)
5. Escape from the Bowling Alley: Traditional Associations as the Antagonist in Popular Film (Hans Noel)
6. The Politics of Disaster Films (Elizabeth Haas)
7. Liberalism and the Blending of a Kaleidoscopic Culture (Andrew L. Aoki)
8. Films about Thailand & Vietnam (Michael Haas)
Using Political Films in the Classroom (Michael A. Genovese)
Bibliography & Index

 

12 Years a Slave
42
2016
A Dark Truth
Aftermath
After the Wizard
Age of Uprising
All God's Children
Arbitrage
The Angel's Share
Argo
Bethlehem
Big Miracle
The Book Thief
Boys of Abu Ghraib
Broken City
Burning Blue
The Butler
The Campaign
Capital
Captain Phillips
Cesar Chavez
China Heavyweight
A Coffee in Berlin
The Company You Keep
Compliance
Dallas Buyers Club
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
Declaration of War
Devil's Knot
The Dictator
Divergent
Dormant Beauty
Elysium
The Emperor
Farewell, My Queen
The Fifth Estate
For Greater Glory
Fruitvale Station
Gangster Squad
Generation P
Geography Club
Go For Sisters
Hunger Games: Catching Fire
Hyde Park on Hudson
Ilo Ilo
The Immigrant
Kill Your Darlings
Knife Fight
The Last Sentence
Leonie
Legends of Oz
Lincoln
The Lone Ranger
Lula, Son of Brazil
Lullaby
Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom
The Master
Miss Bala
The Monuments Men
Mulberry Child
Nebraska
Night Moves
No
Omar
Out in the Dark
Oz: The Great and Powerful
Parkland
Philomena
Policeman
Polisse
Promised Land
The Railway Man
Red Tails
The Reluctant Fundamentalist
The Retrieval
Rio 2096
A River Changes Course
A Royal Affair
Sacrifice
Saving Lincoln
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
Siddharth
Side Effects
A Touch of Sin (Tian zhu ding)
Trade of Innocents
Transcendence
W./E.
Wadjda
Walking with the Enemy
War of the Buttons
West of Thunder
White House Down
The Wolf of Wall Street
Won't Back Down
Zaytoun
Zero Dark Thirty



NOMINATED FILMS
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DEMOCRACY
Cesar Chavez

EXPOSÉ
Bethlehem
Cesar Chavez
The Last Sentence
The Monuments Men
Omar
The Railway Man
Siddharth
Walking with the Enemy

HUMAN RIGHTS
Bethlehem
Cesar Chavez
Devil's Knot
The Monuments Men
The Railway Man
Siddharth
Walking with the Enemy

PEACE
Cesar Chavez
The Railway Man

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