Hollywood border cinema: Westerns with a vengeance

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Abstract

A recent slate of films marks a return of the Western to the borderlands to examine fears about open borders and intimacies with Mexico and Mexicans. These films express American anxieties about the integration of the hemisphere through political intervention, economic globalization, and the transnational migration of people and goods.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)93-101
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of Popular Film and Television
Volume39
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 2011
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • border films
  • homosexuality
  • Mexicans
  • Mexico
  • Westerns

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cultural Studies
  • Visual Arts and Performing Arts

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