chapter  1
“For a Better Deal, Harass Your Governor!”: Neoliberalism and Hollywood: Toby Miller and Richard Maxwell
ByHollywood TOBY MILLER AND RICHARD MAXWELL
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Our title, the epigraph, and Figures 1.1 and 1.2 touch on the core of this chapter: that Hollywood’s boasts of freedom, individualism, and entitlement to world dominance are as bogus as neoliberalism’s claim to have installed an unassailable regime of political and economic institutions that transcend the need for government.