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Unformatted text preview: because of the insights they provide into one of the most popular forms of mass media. While some films represent a single aspect of the filmmaking process such as writing a script in Adaptation, filming a porno in Boogie Nights, or the studio system in Behind the Screen, or a historical look at a different period of filmmaking as in The Last Tycoon. Movies about the movies is a historically successful genre that although familiar, has remained popular among audiences throughout the history of film because of societies fascination with the filmmaking process, along with the cultural and historical importance films represent to society....
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