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RoboCop (tangentially)
Barton Fink<--must see for this topic
Sullivan's Travels
The Wizard of Speed and Time<--must see for this topic
An Alan Smithee Film: Burn Hollywood Burn
Bowfinger
Ed Wood (the Screen Classics guy)
Last Action Hero
Hollywood Boulevard
Movie Movie
The Player<--must see for this topic
Wag the Dog<--must see for this topic

I haven't seen all these, so I'm not certain.  It's also been to long since I've seen Last Action Hero to remember if the Charles
Dance character is what you're looking for.

Scott

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From: "Andrejevic, Mark" <[log in to unmask]>
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Wednesday, February 27, 2002 7:19 PM
Subject: media mogul villains


> Hi --
> for a class I'm teaching, I'm trying to come up with a list of movies that
> have as their villains corrupt/monopolistic media moguls (who work in any
> medium: film, TV, print, etc.). Bankers and the oil industry gets nailed all
> the time, but I know there are movies out there in which the evildoers are
> media types: I'm just having a hard time coming up with them. I'm interested
> in the way in which the media commodify their own self-critique.
> Thanks for your thoughts.
>
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