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hi,

One of the best films ever made about the media's and
audience's implict involvement in perpetuating
violence is Man Bites Dog (org title Apres de Chez
Vous) Belguim 1992, the uncut version.

Man Bites Dog (1992)
Starring: Benoit Poelvoorde, Jacqueline Poelvoorde
Pappaert
Directors: Remy Belvaux, Andre Bonzel

shane


--- David Tetzlaff <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Nothing hits me about "media imperialism" per se but
> the following
> films contain various comments on media culture:
>
> My Favorite  Year
> A Face In The Crowd
> Deathwatch
> How to Get Ahead in Advertising
> Sonic Outlaws
> Quiz Show
> Star 80
> Barton Fink
> Wayne's World 2
> Network
> King of Comedy
> Videodrome
> Last Action Hero
> Max Headroom: 20 minute into ther future (UK TV)
> Strange Days
> Existenz
> Absolutley True Cheerleader Murder (HBO)
> Natural Born Killers
> Absence of Malice
> Bye Bye Birdie
> Airheads
>
> Then are non-fiction films that engage in media
> criticism directly:
> the Chomsky documentary, Killing Us Softly,
> Dreamworlds and the other
> stuff from Media Education Foundation, Paper Tiger
> TV (I recommend
> "Joan Does Dynasty" and "Born to be Sold")
>
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