Movie Wars: How Hollywood and the Media Limit What Movies We Can See

Movie Wars: How Hollywood and the Media Limit What Movies We Can See

Jonathan Rosenbaum


Is the cinema, as writers from David Denby to Susan Sontag have claimed, rather lifeless? opposite to what we have now been resulted in think, motion pictures are higher than ever—we simply can’t see the great ones. Movie Wars cogently explains how videos are packaged, dispensed, and promoted, and the way, at each level of the method, the capability moviegoer is taken care of with contempt. utilizing examples starting from the New York Times’s assurance of the Cannes movie pageant to the anticommercial practices of Orson Welles, Movie Wars information the workings of the robust forces which are within the means of ruining our useful cinematic tradition and historical past, and the counterforces that experience started to struggle back.

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