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Hollywood under siege : Martin Scorsese, the religious right, and the culture wars

Author: Thomas R Lindlof
Publisher: Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, ©2008.
Series: UPCC book collections on Project MUSE.
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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,  Read more...
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Lindlof, Thomas R.
Hollywood under siege.
Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, ©2008
(DLC) 2008015671
(OCoLC)209662215
Named Person: Martin Scorsese; Martin Scorsese; Martin Scorsese; Martin Scorsese
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas R Lindlof
ISBN: 9780813173160 0813173167 9780813138626 0813138620
OCLC Number: 753966318
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 394 pages) : illustrations
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.
Series Title: UPCC book collections on Project MUSE.
Responsibility: Thomas R. Lindlof.

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In the late 1980s, the major conservative Christian groups suffered a series of public setbacks. This book asserts that the Christian right realigned itself and tried to solidify its self-appointed  Read more...

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"Thomas Lindlof has produced a compelling -- and often hopeful -- chapter in the long, depressing history of censorship." -- Colin O'Shea, "Bright Lights Film Journal"

 
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