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Wag the Dog and Narrative Analysis

Eleftheria Thanouli

Eleftheria Thanouli is Assistant Professor in Film Theory at the Film Department at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Amsterdam in 2005. She is the author of Post-Classical Cinema: An International Poetics of Film Narration (2009). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Wag the Dog : A Study on Film and Reality in the Digital Age

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...The story of Wag the Dog is dedicated to a widely debated topic, namely the problematic state of reality in a media saturated world. The proliferation of mass media and the repercussions of technological progress on the way people perceive...

Wag the Dog and the Digital

Eleftheria Thanouli

Eleftheria Thanouli is Assistant Professor in Film Theory at the Film Department at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Amsterdam in 2005. She is the author of Post-Classical Cinema: An International Poetics of Film Narration (2009). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Wag the Dog : A Study on Film and Reality in the Digital Age

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...One of the key moments in Wag the Dog is the shooting of the war footage that signals the beginning of the Albanian crisis. Motss and his team decide to leak a news video to the media in order to visually establish the outbreak of the war....

Wag the Dog and Politics in Hollywood

Eleftheria Thanouli

Eleftheria Thanouli is Assistant Professor in Film Theory at the Film Department at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Amsterdam in 2005. She is the author of Post-Classical Cinema: An International Poetics of Film Narration (2009). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Wag the Dog : A Study on Film and Reality in the Digital Age

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...Michael Coyne, Hollywood Goes to Washington: American Politics on Screen (London: Reaktion Books, 2008), 17.Over the past three generations, the American political movie has been a resilient, frequently neglected but quietly tenacious...

Wag the Dog and the Media

Eleftheria Thanouli

Eleftheria Thanouli is Assistant Professor in Film Theory at the Film Department at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Amsterdam in 2005. She is the author of Post-Classical Cinema: An International Poetics of Film Narration (2009). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Wag the Dog : A Study on Film and Reality in the Digital Age

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...Introduction In this chapter, I will continue to investigate the relation of film and reality but no longer from a formal and modal point of view, as in the previous two chapters. Instead, I will switch my focus from the filmic text...

Introduction

Eleftheria Thanouli

Eleftheria Thanouli is Assistant Professor in Film Theory at the Film Department at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Amsterdam in 2005. She is the author of Post-Classical Cinema: An International Poetics of Film Narration (2009). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Wag the Dog : A Study on Film and Reality in the Digital Age

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...Oscar Wilde, The Decay of Lying (London: Penguin Classics, 2010), 22.Life imitates Art far more than Art imitates LifeWag the Dog is a good example to test Oscar Wilde’s claim. Directed by Barry Levinson and released in the theatres a few...

Wes Anderson

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John Boorman

John Boorman was born in London in 1933. After working as a film reviewer for magazines and radio, he joined the BBC in 1955 as an assistant editor, and later directed a number of documentaries. His first feature was ‘Catch Us If You Can’ in 1965. His latest film, Country of My Skull, opens in 2003. He is a five-time Academy Award-nominee, and was twice awarded Best Director at the Cannes Film Festival for Leo the Last (1970) and The General (1998). He is the author of Money Into Light: The Emerald Forest - A Diary, as well as the being the co-founder and editor of Faber & Faber's long-running series Projections: Film-makers on Film-making. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Walter Donohue

Walter Donohue

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Projections 11 : New York Film-makers on Film-making

Faber and Faber Limited, 2002

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...Wes Anderson has directed and co-written (with Owen Wilson) the features Bottle Rocket (1996) and Rushmore (1998), which garnered Anderson both a Best Director Independent Spirit Award and a New Generation Award from the Los Angeles Film...

Walter Bernstein

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John Boorman

John Boorman was born in London in 1933. After working as a film reviewer for magazines and radio, he joined the BBC in 1955 as an assistant editor, and later directed a number of documentaries. His first feature was ‘Catch Us If You Can’ in 1965. His latest film, Country of My Skull, opens in 2003. He is a five-time Academy Award-nominee, and was twice awarded Best Director at the Cannes Film Festival for Leo the Last (1970) and The General (1998). He is the author of Money Into Light: The Emerald Forest - A Diary, as well as the being the co-founder and editor of Faber & Faber's long-running series Projections: Film-makers on Film-making. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Walter Donohue

Walter Donohue

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Projections 11 : New York Film-makers on Film-making

Faber and Faber Limited, 2002

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...Walter Bernstein's screenplays include Fail-Safe (both for the 1964 Sidney Lumet film and Stephen Frears's 2000 remake), Heller in Pink Tights, The Molly Maguires, The Front, Semi-Tough, Yanks (with Colin Welland), and The House on Carroll...

Buck Henry

Tod Lippy

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John Boorman

John Boorman was born in London in 1933. After working as a film reviewer for magazines and radio, he joined the BBC in 1955 as an assistant editor, and later directed a number of documentaries. His first feature was ‘Catch Us If You Can’ in 1965. His latest film, Country of My Skull, opens in 2003. He is a five-time Academy Award-nominee, and was twice awarded Best Director at the Cannes Film Festival for Leo the Last (1970) and The General (1998). He is the author of Money Into Light: The Emerald Forest - A Diary, as well as the being the co-founder and editor of Faber & Faber's long-running series Projections: Film-makers on Film-making. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Walter Donohue

Walter Donohue

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Projections 11 : New York Film-makers on Film-making

Faber and Faber Limited, 2002

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...Buck Henry wrote the screenplays for The Graduate (with Calder Willingham), Candy, Catch-22, The Owl and the Pussycat, What's Up, Doc?, and To Die For, among many others. He co-directed Heaven Can Wait with Warren Beatty, wrote and directed...

Carter Burwell

Tod Lippy

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John Boorman

John Boorman was born in London in 1933. After working as a film reviewer for magazines and radio, he joined the BBC in 1955 as an assistant editor, and later directed a number of documentaries. His first feature was ‘Catch Us If You Can’ in 1965. His latest film, Country of My Skull, opens in 2003. He is a five-time Academy Award-nominee, and was twice awarded Best Director at the Cannes Film Festival for Leo the Last (1970) and The General (1998). He is the author of Money Into Light: The Emerald Forest - A Diary, as well as the being the co-founder and editor of Faber & Faber's long-running series Projections: Film-makers on Film-making. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Walter Donohue

Walter Donohue

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Projections 11 : New York Film-makers on Film-making

Faber and Faber Limited, 2002

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...Carter Burwell composed his first film score for the Coen Brothers' Blood Simple; he has since scored all of their films, as well as nearly fifty others, including Being John Malkovich, High Fidelity, Three Kings, Velvet Goldmine, Gods...

Christine Vachon

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John Boorman

John Boorman was born in London in 1933. After working as a film reviewer for magazines and radio, he joined the BBC in 1955 as an assistant editor, and later directed a number of documentaries. His first feature was ‘Catch Us If You Can’ in 1965. His latest film, Country of My Skull, opens in 2003. He is a five-time Academy Award-nominee, and was twice awarded Best Director at the Cannes Film Festival for Leo the Last (1970) and The General (1998). He is the author of Money Into Light: The Emerald Forest - A Diary, as well as the being the co-founder and editor of Faber & Faber's long-running series Projections: Film-makers on Film-making. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Walter Donohue

Walter Donohue

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Projections 11 : New York Film-makers on Film-making

Faber and Faber Limited, 2002

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...Christine Vachon, co-founder of Killer Films, is an independent producer whose films include Boys Don't Cry, Velvet Goldmine, Happiness, Kiss Me Guido, I Shot Andy Warhol, Stonewall, Kids, Safe, Go Fish, Swoon and Poison. She won...