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Questioning the assumptions that govern our culture, this book focuses on one medium -- the movies. In particular, it examines how movies are packaged, distributed, and promoted, exposing industry secrets such as how Miramax often buys distribution rights to movies it then fails to distribute, presumably to make sure its competitors don't get them. The book shows, for the first time, how the corporate ownership of movie theatres defies antitrust laws and precedents stretching back over 50 years. While the average American can usually find a book or record that has not been endorsed by the mainstream media, when it comes to movies, consumers are powerless against what Rosenbaum calls 'the media-industrial complex'.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781556524547
ISBN-10: 1556524544
Format: Paperback
(230mm x 155mm x 13mm)
Pages: 234
Imprint: A Cappella Books
Publisher: A Cappella Books
Publish Date: 1-Jul-2002
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Jonathan Rosenbaum

Jonathan Rosenbaum is a film critic for the "Chicago Reader" and is the author of "Moving Places, Placing Movies, Movies as Politics," and "Dead Man." He is a frequent contributor to "Film Comment" and "Cineaste." He lives in Chicago."

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