segunda-feira, 14 de setembro de 2009
Slavoj Žižek - They Live! Hollywood as an Ideological Machine (1/12)
Hollywood has the answer: either to create a couple or to find a father. And, surprisingly, the Stalinist cinema concurs, as we can see from The Fall of Berlin, the Soviet equivalent to Warren Beatty's Reds. Family ideology is alive and well today, in our allegedly post-ideological era. So, as an antidote, it is perhaps time to revisit forgotten Hollywood masterpieces, from John Frankenheimers Seconds to John Carpenters They Live.
Lecture was held at the NYPL, Wednesday, March 12, 2008