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 worrying disaster of the Sep 11 assaults at the global exchange heart and, on the different, through the election of the 1st African American president of the U.S.. In among, the U.S. and the area witnessed the fast enlargement of recent media and the net, such common mess ups as storm Katrina, political uprisings around the globe, and a huge meltdown of worldwide economies.
Amid those crises and revolutions, American motion pictures spoke back in a number of methods, occasionally at once reflecting those turbulent instances, and infrequently not directly couching heritage in conventional genres and tales. In American Cinema of the 2000s, essays from ten most sensible movie students research such renowned sequence because the groundbreaking Matrix motion pictures and the gripping adventures of former CIA covert operative Jason Bourne; new, offbeat movies 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 demanding 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