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Stuff like this always pisses me off. I remember the hostage crisis in Iran even though I was just a little girl. I remember the constant updates on the news, the real fear I felt for those ...
by MsLibrarian
Comment Count 388 comments on Fri Feb 22, 2013 at 02:38 PM PST with 424 Recommends
"Cinéma Vérité" as Political Propaganda Paul Greengrass is a gifted director who specializes in historical reenactments, a once marginal genre that in recent years hits the sweet spot, earning ...
by Ted Rall
Comment Count 344 comments on Tue Nov 19, 2013 at 08:48 AM PST with 100 Recommends
On the spectrum of recent U.S. films about intense life-and-death conflicts between Persians and "our guys', the most propagandistic, militaristic, and reactionary position is occupied by the ...
by Jennifer A Epps
Comment Count 7 comments on Mon Oct 15, 2012 at 10:28 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
One classic Hollywood cliche is to invert the victim and aggressor whenever the aggressor happens to be us. After the Vietnam War for instance, there was a rash of films like The Deer Hunter (1978) ...
by CartoonDiablo
Comment Count 15 comments on Sat Nov 03, 2012 at 10:08 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
When it comes to politics, Washington can learn a lot from Hollywood. The 85th Annual Academy Awards announced their nominees for Oscar Gold 
recently and it appears that the early winners are ...
by PoliticalPizza
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu Jan 17, 2013 at 12:13 PM PST with 2 Recommends
The age-old question in Hollywood is not,...how does Jane Fonda look that good, but were this year's Hollywood films simply a reflection of real life... or will they become the driver of real life ...
by PoliticalPizza
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Feb 26, 2013 at 10:42 AM PST with 1 Recommend