Fantastic Didactic Flick Pick of the Week (March 19-23, 2018): ‘Hollywood, DC’ [2018] [Director: Sean Stone] (VIDEO)

The film and television industries may be America’s go-to source of escapism and entertainment, but the glossy magazine covers documenting celebrity meltdowns and box-office predictions serve as a convenient distraction from some of the lesser known connections tying together Hollywood and the nation’s national security establishment.

In this two-part documentary series that debuted on RT America, Watching the HawksSean Stone, who is well-positioned to create such an exposé having experienced firsthand the inner workings of Hollywood being the son of acclaimed director Oliver Stone, explores the entertainment industry’s historical institutional embrace of Washington, DC’s military-industrial complex with a variety of showbiz insiders and experts.

 

Part 1

 

 

Part 2