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Hollywood under siege [electronic resource] : Martin Scorsese, the religious right, and the culture wars / Thomas R. Lindlof.

By: Lindlof, Thomas R.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, c2008Description: 1 online resource (xi, 394 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780813173160 (electronic bk.); 0813173167 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Last temptation of Christ (Motion picture) | Scorsese, Martin -- Criticism and interpretation | Scorsese, Martin -- Critique et interpr�etation | Last temptation of Christ (Film cin�ematographique) | PERFORMING ARTS -- Film & Video -- History & Criticism | Last temptation of Christ (Film) | Rezeption | Rezeption | Geschichte 1988-2008Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Hollywood under siege.DDC classification: 791.43/72 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Dying dangerously -- Paramount -- Universal -- Morocco -- Fevers under the veil -- Summer of the locust -- Teeth bared, knuckles white -- The big wind-up -- Trouble in flyover country -- Scorched earth blues.
Summary: In the late 1980s, the major conservative Christian groups suffered a series of public setbacks. In Hollywood Under Siege: Martin Scorsese, the Religious Right, and the Culture Wars, Thomas R. Lindlof asserts that the Christian right realigned itself and tried to solidify its self-appointed role as moral regulator of the entertainment industry in response to Martin Scorsese's The Last Temptation of Christ. The film, which was banned from release at some theaters and publicly protested at many others, became a tipping point for the American culture wars. At stake was the freedom of artistic exp
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [375]-380) and index.

Dying dangerously -- Paramount -- Universal -- Morocco -- Fevers under the veil -- Summer of the locust -- Teeth bared, knuckles white -- The big wind-up -- Trouble in flyover country -- Scorched earth blues.

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In the late 1980s, the major conservative Christian groups suffered a series of public setbacks. In Hollywood Under Siege: Martin Scorsese, the Religious Right, and the Culture Wars, Thomas R. Lindlof asserts that the Christian right realigned itself and tried to solidify its self-appointed role as moral regulator of the entertainment industry in response to Martin Scorsese's The Last Temptation of Christ. The film, which was banned from release at some theaters and publicly protested at many others, became a tipping point for the American culture wars. At stake was the freedom of artistic exp

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