[Re]framing violence: Hollywood cinema and late capitalism, 1967--2001

by Kjel Wayne Johnson

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Of course we’re going to feel a little crazy. it seems like a very big-circle sort of synthesis for a new form of quantificatory enclosure to emerge as a function of late-late capitalism in such a way that the dynamics of feudalism make a cinema is Hollywood’s creature, a recrudescence of Manifest Destiny and a perpetual recreation.   A review of The Other Adam Smith by Mike Hill and Warren Montag (Stanford University Press ). This review first appeared in Historical Materialism 3 (). A book promises The Other Adam Smith, and the title is already something of a rs writing about much read philosophers have, after all, a few established ways of declaring their revisionism. This piece is the first in a series of author interviews about the craft of writing conducted by Chigozie Obioma for The Millions. Jennifer Clement’s Gun Love is a beautiful novel. The writing is so lovely that, at times, it seems the author is observing the world through a peephole that foregrounds and magnifies every minute object.

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Teaching experience includes: Teaching Assistant, Instructor, University of Minnesota. Dissertation Title: (Re)Framing Violence: Hollywood Cinema and Late Capitalism. Cynthia Kauffield. As Fredric Jameson 16 elucidated, The Shining was one of several major films of the s wherein the function of the Hollywood auteur was renegotiated and redefined, in a complex and stimulating reinvention of genre.

The many filmmakers mentioned here carry on, above all, this legacy of late capitalism (and its cultural logic, postmodernism).

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In late capitalism, anything that stands in the way of positive thinking and its corollary, blissful consumption, is viewed with suspicion. As we might expect, Hollywood is also complicit. Genevieve Yue is assistant professor of culture and media at Eugene Lang College, The New School.

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– Fredric Jameson, Postmodernism, or The Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism (). Fredric Jameson writes that, “the dominant art form of the twentieth century was not literature at all – nor even painting or theatre or the symphony – but rather the one new and historically unique art invented in the contemporary period, namely film.

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The borderlands are containers of traumatic material and unassimilated histories repeated endlessly in the dream work of Hollywood cinema. The current slate of border films and television dramas--Extreme Prejudice (), Deep Cover (), Traffic (), Blow (), Kingpin (NBC ), and A Man Apart ()--reopen the trauma of Hollywood.

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