Published: 8 December 2018
Guests: Dr. Matthew Alford
It was the screenwriter Blake Snyder who said that screenplays are Swiss clocks of emotion.
But what effect on society do screenwriters have if their work is being influenced by institutions that push a government narrative?
Could that Swiss clock of emotion be used nefariously to further geopolitical agendas – or is that just conspiracy theory from cloud cuckoo land?
Host Ross Ashcroft is joined by author of ‘Reel Power, Hollywood Cinema and American Supremacy,’ Dr. Matthew Alford
Why is the West looking around the world for a war?
Has the time come for the people of West Asia to reclaim political and media narratives stripped from them by Western imperialism?
Are the chickens finally coming home to roost for the BBC?