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Hollywood vs. America : popular culture and the war on traditional values

Author: Michael Medved
Publisher: New York, NY : HarperCollins ; [Grand Rapids, Mich.] : Zondervan, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Why does our popular culture seem so consistently hostile to the values that most Americans hold dear? Why does the entertainment industry attack religion, glorify brutality, undermine the family, and deride patriotism? In this explosive book, one of the nation's best known film critics examines how Hollywood has broken faith with its public, creating movies, television, and popular music that exacerbate every  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Medved, Michael.
Hollywood vs. America.
New York, NY : HarperCollins ; [Grand Rapids, Mich.] : Zondervan, ©1992
(OCoLC)609596726
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Medved
ISBN: 006016882X 9780060168827
OCLC Number: 26262168
Description: xiii, 386 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: A sickness in the soul --
A bias for the bizarre --
A declaration of war --
Comic book clergy --
Forgetting the faithful --
Promoting promiscuity --
Maligning marriage --
Encouraging illegitimacy --
Kids know best --
The urge to offend --
The infatuation with foul language --
The addiction to violence --
Bashing America --
Denial behavior --
A fun-house mirror --
What went wrong --
Motivations for madness --
"The end of the beginning."
Other Titles: Hollywood versus America.
Responsibility: Michael Medved.
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This critique of the anti-religious, pro-violence, unpatriotic and amoral entertainment industry examines how Hollywood bigwigs have broken faith with the public. They are creating movies, television  Read more...

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