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32 Globalization – as most of the chapters in this volume demonstrate almost regardless of their precise geographical and historical contexts – is one of the overriding concerns arising in the relationship between cinema and the city as evident since the 1970s. This is especially evident in the increasing tendency in disparate societies around the world for individuals to be struck more by, and for cultures to demonstrate more, their sameness rather than their difference, and for that sameness, rather than being arbitrary, to appear primarily American.
Contemporary Hollywood Cinema; p. 2; and Thomas Schatz, “The New Hollywood,” in Film Theory Goes to the Movies (London: Routledge, 1993). ), Film Studies, pp. 193–9. Also of relevance is Don Mitchell, Cultural Geography: A Critical Introduction (Oxford: Blackwell, 2000), pp. 43–9. , 1982), and Hollywood in the Information Age: Behind the Silver Screen (Cambridge: Polity Press, 1988); and Douglas Gomery, Shared Pleasures: A History of Movie Presentation in the United States (London: BFI, 1992).
30 Indeed, if cinema may be said to have been one of the first truly globalized industries in terms of its organization, it may also be said to have long been at the cutting edge of globalization as a process of integration and homogenization. 31 In this sense, not only may cinema – particularly Hollywood cinema – be described as having always been postmodern, even before postmodernity, because of its peculiar combination of both sign and image (culture) and manufactured goods (industry, technology, capital), it may also be recognized as central to, rather than merely reflecting, the process known as globalization.