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  •  hollywood is like a mirror in some ways. (2+ / 0-)
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    Dumbo, zed

    it tells stories based on what it thinks we want to hear and in that sense is a reflection of the national interests...

    propaganda deliberately tries to shape what we want or will tolerate hearing.

    is the latent facism you point out proactive propaganda or mere passive reflection?  who knows...

    i'm sure many films fall somewhere on that spectrum.

    Deserves it! I daresay he does. Many that live deserve death. And some that die deserve life. Can you give it to them? Then do not be too eager to deal out death in judgement. For even the very wise cannot see all ends. - Gandalf the Grey

    by No Exit on Sun Jul 07, 2013 at 12:50:38 PM PDT

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