Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Podcast - Film and Politics, Mar 07, 2011

PODCAST AUDIO 0-15 minutes
PODCAST AUDIO 15-45 minutes

Nano and Travis talk film and politics through blockbusters, documentaries and TV-shows. How politics influence film, and how film and TV affect politics etc...

0-15 minutes
30 seconds - Star Wars and Emperor Palpatine's project management skills

15-45 minutes
:30 - Reality becoming more cinematographic
:58 - anecdote about John Kerry and George Bush debates concerning cinematography
1:48 - Good looks and the advantages to politicians
5:00 - One of the most cinematographic events in history - 9/11, and its affect on film
6:15 - Pearl Harbour (couldn't remember the producer: Jerry Bruckheimer!)
8:00 - Not "Under Seige", but "The Seige" with Washington/Willis
9:05 - government asking Hollywood script writers for ideas? (found no links on-line)
        - The only references are for Hollywood to produce patriotic films)
11:30 - Pearl Harbour pre-knowledge?
13:10 - Hilter staged a Polish attack on Germany... an example of a false-flag attack.
14:00 - "Loose Change", "Zeitgeist", "War made Easy", political films around current US politics
16:30 - Political message of "Avatar" as a clear representation of current politics\
18:15 - Oliver Stone possibly leading to the election of Clinton
19:05 - "24" paving the way for an African American President
19:45 - "The Fog Of War", interviews with Robert McNamara, the US Secretary of Defense during the Vietnam war.
21:15 - Producing films to influence the country's political views and win elections
22:30 - "Green Zone" - affect on knowledge of Weapons of Mass Destruction

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