[Marxism] Why another Jesse James film? (was Financial crisis not related to overaccumulation)
lueko.willms at t-online.de
Tue Dec 9 00:56:15 MST 2008
On Mon, 08 Dec 2008 18:46:06 -0500, Les Schaffer wrote:
> Gary MacLennan wrote:
> > I have just posted a response to the film *The Assassination of Jesse
> > * and if I had read Heartfield's piece first I would have placed the film
> > within the context of the collapse of subjectivity. That would help
> > a central puzzle for me - why make a film about Jessee James today?
> i'd like to hear this.
The answer is simple: to make money.
And by "windfall profits": exploiting an introduced plot for the umpteenth
time is cheaper than telling a new story which would use more PR work to
find the same amount of attention.
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