By Stephen M. Norris
Seeking to rebuild the Russian movie after its post-Soviet cave in, administrators and manufacturers sparked a revival of nationalist and patriotic sentiment by means of making use of Hollywood ideas to issues drawn from Russian background. Unsettled by means of the government’s flow towards marketplace capitalism, Russians embraced those historic blockbusters, packing the American-style multiplexes that sprouted around the nation. Stephen M. Norris examines the connections between cinema, politics, economics, historical past, and patriotism within the construction of "blockbuster history"—the edition of an American cinematic kind to Russian ancient epics.
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Blockbuster History in the New Russia: Movies, Memory, and Patriotism by Stephen M. Norris