Journals Higher Education



01 December 2014

30 black and white illustrations

9.21 x 6.14 inches

ISBN: 9780748693092

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The 'War on Terror' and American Film

9/11 Frames Per Second

Terence McSweeney

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Traditions in American Cinema EUP

  • Charts the evolution of the impact of 9/11 on Hollywood film: draws on a range of contemporary films including Black Hawk Down (2001), through Batman Begins (2005), United 93 (2006) to Olympus Has Fallen (2013)
  • Comprehensive and broad in scope: provides a rich social, historical and political context
  • Interrogates the emerging debates of the era: focuses on some of the most prominent genres/sub-genres and cycles of the decade and explains why they have emerged and how they differ from pre 9/11 films