By Timothy Corrigan,Anna Everett,Sharon Willis,Thomas Schatz,Linda Ruth Williams,Dina Smith,Bob Rehak,Nora Alter,Nigel Morris,Karen Beckman,Dana Polan
The decade from 2000 to 2009 is framed, at one finish, by way of the anxious disaster of the Sep 11 assaults at the global alternate heart and, on the different, by means of the election of the 1st African American president of the us. In among, the USA and the realm witnessed the quick growth of recent media and the net, such common mess ups as storm Katrina, political uprisings all over the world, and a major meltdown of global economies.
Amid those crises and revolutions, American motion pictures replied in a number of methods, occasionally at once reflecting those turbulent occasions, and infrequently not directly couching background in conventional genres and tales. In American Cinema of the 2000s, essays from ten most sensible movie students study such well known sequence because the groundbreaking Matrix movies and the gripping adventures of former CIA covert operative Jason Bourne; new, offbeat motion pictures like Juno; and the resurgence of documentaries like Michael Moore’s Fahrenheit 9/11. every one essay demonstrates the complicated ways that American tradition and American cinema are sure jointly in sophisticated and tough ways.
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American Cinema of the 2000s: Themes and Variations (Screen Decades: American Culture/American Cinema) by Timothy Corrigan,Anna Everett,Sharon Willis,Thomas Schatz,Linda Ruth Williams,Dina Smith,Bob Rehak,Nora Alter,Nigel Morris,Karen Beckman,Dana Polan