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
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.


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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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