Hollywood and the Popular Geopolitics of the War on Terror

@article{Dodds2008HollywoodAT,
  title={Hollywood and the Popular Geopolitics of the War on Terror},
  author={K. Dodds},
  journal={Third World Quarterly},
  year={2008},
  volume={29},
  pages={1621 - 1637}
}
  • K. Dodds
  • Published 2008
  • Political Science
  • Third World Quarterly
In the past couple of years several Hollywood films have been released which have explicitly addressed the USA and its varied involvement with the war on terror. They include ‘war’ films (eg Redacted, 2008), surveillance/spy films (eg The Bourne Ultimatum, 2007), action-thrillers (eg Syriana, 2005; The Kingdom, 2007, Rendition, 2007), allegorical accounts (eg Good Night and Good Luck, 2005; War of the Worlds, 2005), historical futuristic fantasies (300, 2007; The Dark Knight, 2008), techno… Expand
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