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contender notes - Week 3 The Contender - sometimes the best...

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Week 3 The Contender - sometimes the best movies to talk about are really bad movies - why it’s bad - unrealistic - no politician would take the stance that Laine Hanson took (not acknowledge the question) - if you’re going to take this position, there’s a way to do it - when you get to the end of the movie, and she explains what really happened, it becomes apparent that she’s not guilty - her refusal to address it suggests that she did it - it’s a cop out - if you’re going to use this situation to be provocative, take it all the way…let’s say she did participate in such activity and have the President endorse her anyway - but because she didn’t do it, the President feels fine to go ahead and push her through - casting - instead of Joan Allen, pick someone considered attractive, more sexual - the image of power - when we deal with images, we’re dealing with representations that are often in opposition to that which is real - we’re fed images on a constant basis - power looks a certain way (power is invested in institutions within
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