The big picture: the new logic of money and power in Hollywood [1st ed] 9781299096905, 1299096905, 978-1-58836-454-8, 1588364542

A look at the Hollywood motion picture industry examines how the major entertainment empires make their money, profiling

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The big picture: the new logic of money and power in Hollywood [1st ed]
 9781299096905, 1299096905, 978-1-58836-454-8, 1588364542

Table of contents :
Content: 1. The two Hollywoods --
I: The new system --
2. The creators --
3. Americanizing the world --
4. The sexopoly --
5. The clearinghouse concept --
II: The art of deception, the deception of art --
6. Development hell --
7. The green light --
8. Preparing the illusion --
9, Lights, cameras, action --
10. Bits and pieces --
11. Completing the illusion --
III: The creation of audiences --
12. The awareness mission --
13. The drive --
14. D day --
IV: The economic logic of Hollywood --
15. The popcorn economy --
16. Alien territory --
17. The DVD revolution --
18. The television windfall --
19. License to merchandise --
20. The learning imperative --
21. The midas formula --
V: The social logic of Hollywood --
22. Homo luden --
23. The communal instinct --
24. The new elites --
25. Hollywood at work and play --
26. The culture of deception --
VI: The political logic of Hollywood --
27. The pictures in our heads --
28. The rules of the game --
29. The world according to Hollywood --
The once and future Hollywood.

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