How technology and 9/11 reshaped the face of film

Film After Film: Or, What Became of 21st Century Cinema? by J Hoberman. Verso, €21.40. Reviewed by Brendan Daly.

6th January, 2013
Arnold Schwarzenegger in Collateral Damage: 'a virtual hero of the post-9/11 world.'

Film After Film: Or, What Became of 21st Century Cinema? by J Hoberman


During the 75th Academy Awards ceremony in March 2003, some guests wore a small, green peace button or a silver dove brooch. It was one of the few overt acknowledgements of the tensions overshadowing the event. Two days earlier, the US and Britain had launched an invasion of Iraq ostensibly to obliterate that country's weapons of mass destruction.

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