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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (3): 65–71.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Viet Thanh Nguyen World Policy Journal speaks with Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Viet Thanh Nguyen, who criticizes an “industry of memory” that creates and bolsters a single version of history. Hollywood, the Vietnamese-American author says, is a “very powerful propaganda ministry” that seduces...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (4): 93–99.
Published: 01 December 2017
... the Sailor , Hollywood westerns, and Bollywood musicals in neighborhood movie theaters. After independence in 1960, Nigerians started making their own celluloid films, classics like Kongi’s Harvest (a 1970 adaptation of Wole Soyinka’s play). Nigerian directors such as Hubert Ogunde, Jab Adu, Ola Balogun...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (1): 56–69.
Published: 01 March 2018
... in filmmaking? Panahi: I remember seeing Jaws and Close Encounters of the Third Kind back then. Hollywood movies haven’t been shown publicly since the revolution because their content—especially the ways in which women are portrayed—is not compatible with Islamic values. But people still watch bootleg...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (3): 122.
Published: 01 September 2016
..., we speak with Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Viet Thanh Nguyen, who criticizes the “industry of memory” that creates and bolsters a single version of history. Hollywood, the Vietnamese-American author says, is a “very powerful propaganda ministry” that seduces audiences to identify with the American...
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World Policy Journal (2001) 18 (1): 113–115.
Published: 01 March 2001
... the gullible. A prime American specimen last year was U -571, a submarine epic inspired by the British Navy’s capture in May 1941 of a German Enigma deciphering machine. By adroit Hollywood witchcraft, the British sailors were turned into Yanks, and the daring raid attrib­ uted to the U.S. Navy...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 19 (1): 111–114.
Published: 01 March 2002
... Taliban soldiers lack uniforms, or whether their govern­ ment had little international standing or recognition. Neither did the Greeks who fought for independence against Ottoman Turks, and neither did Marion’s swamp fighters in the Carolinas, recently glorified in a Hollywood epic, The Patriot...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (1): 13–17.
Published: 01 March 2017
... individualism, and social precariousness. He does not organize and mobilize the masses; he attracts an audience in an atomized society of consumers. He does not wear a uniform, like Hitler and Mussolini, but instead exhibits his luxurious lifestyle like a stereotype of a Hollywood star. More than a new...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (4): 93–99.
Published: 01 December 2011
... flesh into a microscopic battlefield. In the same way sharks became a public marine nightmare after Steven Spielberg’s Jaws, a host of Hollywood movies suggests the only good microbe is an eradicated one. That is, of course, wrong. Without the billions of microbes that live inside our bodies...
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World Policy Journal (2000) 17 (2): 26–38.
Published: 01 June 2000
... difference. European con­ of Arc have been doing well enough at the sumers rejected products containing GMOs, box office to relax earlier French panics over their supermarket chains responded by refus­ the Hollywood invasion. ing to stock them, and the ever-inventive Moreover, Hollywood studios...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (4): 75–82.
Published: 01 December 2015
... in oppressive regimes overseas. Just as quickly, Tor was identified by criminals as the best means to protect their virtual meeting places online. Entrepreneurial criminals then saw the potential for distributing pirated copies of Hollywood blockbusters and new music videos, and that Tor would make it possible...
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World Policy Journal (2004) 21 (1): 96–101.
Published: 01 March 2004
... tunes as and walk to the first landing where a large couples danced: historical fiction, gorged on window looks out over a pale yellow court­ new freedom and a Hollywood budget. Per­ yard. A rusted Russian-built Lada from the haps it was the strong homebrewed beer, 1980s sits in a puddle...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (1): 78–85.
Published: 01 March 2013
...? Haifaa: As an artist, I would love to do things in Italy. Why not? If I get an offer from Hollywood, I’m not going to turn it down. No way. Of course, Saudi Arabia is the place where I can produce more. I know the place. I feel like I belong here. I know how to tell a story from that place...
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World Policy Journal (2004) 21 (2): 78–84.
Published: 01 June 2004
..., the and other Hollywood staples, you’ll find Muslim Brotherhood was seeking the imple­ one of last year’s most sought-after items— mentation of Sharia (Islamic) law as the law secretly filmed footage of renowned singer of the land. and belly dancer Dina enjoying intimate After the Muslim Brotherhood...
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World Policy Journal (2003) 20 (2): 95–101.
Published: 01 June 2003
... la décomposition du système américain , Todd Emmanuel , Paris : Gallimard , 2002 Copyright © 2003 World Policy Institute 2003 B # # K S B ill Grantham is the author « / “Some Big Bourgeois Brothel”: Contexts for France’s Culture Wars with Hollywood (University of Luton Press...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (1): 91–100.
Published: 01 March 2012
... Sensation, and Radio Shack. The food court includes Go Green, Pizza Hut, Burger King, McDonald’s, and Valenti’s Pizza. The Cine Mark offers blockbusters from Hollywood. Most Nicaraguans cannot afford much at Metrocentro, but there are always crowds. It is perceived to be a safe, stimulating place to go...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (1): 33–42.
Published: 01 March 2012
.... Chávez has hosted Hollywood actors like Sean Penn, Kevin Spacey, and Danny Glover and was interviewed by supermodel Naomi Campbell. Oscar-winning director Oliver Stone featured him in his 2009 film South of the Border , a documentary examining Chávez’s portrayal in the media. The Venezuelan president...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (1): 82–91.
Published: 01 March 2017
... Trump, can hardly be accused of concealing his hatred for women. Prior to entering politics, he was already known to refer to women as “dogs,” “pigs,” and “slobs.” In the infamous 2005 Access Hollywood tape recording that nearly derailed his presidential dreams, Trump boasted that he enjoyed grabbing...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 19 (1): 81–89.
Published: 01 March 2002
... to government mouthpieces, Ravshan’s body was returned to his family neutral business journals, and Hollywood the following day. Those who saw the badly scandal sheets. “There’s no press freedom bruised corpse said Ravshan’s neck and leg here,” said one woman. “Karimov runs the had been broken...
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World Policy Journal (2004) 21 (3): 31–39.
Published: 01 September 2004
...: Eastern Europe After the Revolutions (South End Press, 1992). The Forgotten Lessons of Helsinki Human Rights and U.S.-North Korean Relations John Feffer In the movie Lost in Translation, an aging sible detriment of both regional security Hollywood actor and a young...
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World Policy Journal (2005) 22 (3): 94–102.
Published: 01 September 2005
..., low-level Hollywood, did not respond to e-mails consulate in India, in Bombay, upgraded about whether he had continued to follow during a period when India fawned on Yas- the story.) His account does not mention sir Arafat and made life miserable for Israeli Israel, but does conclude...