Post Tagged with: "screening global politics"

Superman, Iron Man, Captain Kirk and the Predator Drone Dilemma

Superman, Iron Man, Captain Kirk and the Predator Drone Dilemma

The way certain summer blockbusters deal with the topic of drones demonstrates that superhero stories continue to make themselves relevant by commenting upon real-world issues.

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.

Reel Presidents: Hollywood Depictions of US Presidents

Reel Presidents: Hollywood Depictions of US Presidents

Hollywood’s representation of U.S. presidents has tended to idealize them as great leaders of an exceptional nation. But the developments of the Vietnam-Watergate era forced a rendezvous with reality.

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.

Documenting the ‘War on Terror’

Documenting the ‘War on Terror’

One of the most striking ways Anglo-American filmmakers have responded critically to the ‘war on terror’ is through a generic and stylistic turn to the production of documentaries, docudramas and dramatized documentaries.

Screening Global Politics: Visual Culture and International Relations

Screening Global Politics: Visual Culture and International Relations

e-IR is proud to announce the launch of its new series of articles “Screening Global Politics”. The series will function as a rolling series of posts exploring the relationship between global politics and visual culture.

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