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James McEnteer : The Pirates of Ecuador

Image from Nuke the Fridge.Straight to video:That movie’s too expensive! Knock it off! By James McEnteer | The Rag Blog | January 29, 2013 “I’d like to thank the members of the Academy. Or at least, one of them…” QUITO, … finish reading James McEnteer : The Pirates of Ecuador

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Danny Schechter : Trashing ‘Hollywoodism’ in Iran

“Hollywoodism and Cinema” at the 30th Fajr International Film Festival in Tehran. Image from Islamic Republic News Agency.In Iran: Meeting Ahmadinejad,trashing ‘Hollywoodism,’ and eating Kabob By Danny Schechter / The Rag Blog /February 7, 2012 TEHRAN, Iran — Iran seems … finish reading Danny Schechter : Trashing ‘Hollywoodism’ in Iran

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Roman Holiday : Fatty, Woody and Polanski, Oh My!

Buster Keaton, Fatty Arbuckle and Al St. John. Silent screen giants, 1917.Hollywood’s patriarchal license His artistic defenders cling to the slim excuses the situation affords. It was a youthful indiscretion. It was, but not for Polanski. By Carl R. Hultberg … finish reading Roman Holiday : Fatty, Woody and Polanski, Oh My!

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Thomas Cleaver Goes Hollyweird : Who Would Play Sarah Palin?

Tina Fey could play Sarah Palin. Not.‘Reese Witherspoon, reprising her role as Tracy Flick in Election, who despite her angelic face is vindictive, manipulative…?’By Thomas Cleaver / The Rag Blog / September 10, 2008 OK, I am sure all of … finish reading Thomas Cleaver Goes Hollyweird : Who Would Play Sarah Palin?

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BOOKS : Bob Dylan’s Poetic Pause in Hollywood on the Way to Folk Music Fame

‘T dare not ask your sculpturer’s name/with glance back hooked, time’s hinges halt.’ BOB DYLAN From a text in “Hollywood Foto-Rhetoric: The Lost Manuscript,” accompanying a photo of Marlene Dietrich at Gary Cooper’s funeral in 1961. Photo by Barry Feinstein … finish reading BOOKS : Bob Dylan’s Poetic Pause in Hollywood on the Way to Folk Music Fame

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FILM : Hollywood’s Response to War

How Vietnam Gave us Dude, Where’s My CarBy Michael Bronski One of the most amazing cultural responses to the war against Iraq has been the plethora of documentary and feature films produced by independent companies and even Hollywood studios. From … finish reading FILM : Hollywood’s Response to War

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