Post Tagged with: "Hollywood"

Is It Time for an Iranian-American Buddy Film?

Is It Time for an Iranian-American Buddy Film?

Challenging dominant IR narratives and reworking the US geopolitical imaginary of Iran via popular culture is possible. Stranger things have happened.

Like Drone Strikes, ‘Eye in the Sky’ Is Much Less Accurate than Claimed

Like Drone Strikes, ‘Eye in the Sky’ Is Much Less Accurate than Claimed

Eye in the Sky fails to explore the real utilitarian calculations, and ethical concerns, of the US Coalition drone programme.

Review – Hollywood 9/11: Superheroes, Supervillains and Super Disasters

Review – Hollywood 9/11: Superheroes, Supervillains and Super Disasters

From documentaries to Team America, the rich material that Pollard describes might help one understand what entertainment in the new millennium is grounded upon.

‘How to Train Your Dragon 2’ and IR Theory

‘How to Train Your Dragon 2’ and IR Theory

Hollywood has a long history of trading in subtle political messaging and reinforcing the notion of US military might as a force for good, even when things get ugly.

The Revolution Will Not be Cinematized

The Revolution Will Not be Cinematized

In answer to the question posed by the latest issue of Dissent, Hollywood is not in revolt. Established commercial, corporate, and political pressures are as prominent as the sign hammered into its hills.

International Relations on Screen: Hollywood’s History of American Foreign Policy

International Relations on Screen: Hollywood’s History of American Foreign Policy

U.S. cinema’s dalliance with U.S. foreign policy started in 1897 when it was entangled with the audience’s own nationalist fervour. Today, nationalist fervour and international relations are alive and well in Hollywood.

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