CTCS 394 Notes 1

CTCS 394 Notes 1 - Postmodern Film Major Historical Events...

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Postmodern Film 15/01/2008 21:01:00 Major Historical Events Economic Situation of the Country Societal Issues 1946-1962 – Transition  American culture goes through a transition, as well as genres 1963-1976 – Modernist Hollywood Revolution and reaction 1977 – Present  – Cultural heterogeneity Political swings o Confusion, sense of impotence Tarnished image of America, cynicism Image over ideal ---  Depthlessness In choosing Carter, America thought it would return to a time when things  were clear-cut Because Carter pushed a liberal agenda and his inability to govern, this was a  time of 4 years of paralysis in government Reagan was a media person who had mastered film and television and had  mastered the image o Turned on image, not idea After Carter, America wanted to feel good about itself again, which Reagan 
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