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 means of the anxious disaster of the 9-11 assaults at the global exchange heart and, on the different, via the election of the 1st African American president of the U.S.. In among, the USA and the realm witnessed the quick growth of recent media and the net, such usual failures as storm Katrina, political uprisings world wide, and a tremendous meltdown of global economies.
Amid those crises and revolutions, American movies spoke back in a number of methods, occasionally at once reflecting those turbulent occasions, and occasionally ultimately couching heritage in conventional genres and tales. In American Cinema of the 2000s, essays from ten most sensible movie students learn such renowned sequence because the groundbreaking Matrix motion pictures 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. each 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