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By Robert Eberwein,Aaron Baker,Rebecca Bell-Metereau,William Brown,Michael DeAngelis,Krin Gabbard,Chris Holmlund,Adam Knee,Christina Lane,Linda Mizejewski,James Morrison,Jerry Mosher

A attractive forged of Eighties strength and talent--John sweet, Tom Cruise, Robert DeNiro, Clint Eastwood, Sally box, Harrison Ford, Michael J. Fox, Mel Gibson, Goldie Hawn, Jessica Lange, Steve Martin, Eddie Murphy, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sissy Spacek, Sylvester Stallone, Meryl Streep, Sigourney Weaver, Bruce Willis, and the "Brat Pack"—stars within the drama of this decade. Acting for America makes a speciality of the way in which those movie icons have engaged in and outlined a few significant problems with cultural and social predicament to the US in the course of the 1980s.

Scholars utilizing various precious ways discover how those motion picture stars' motion pictures communicate to an elevated viewers knowledge of advances in feminism, new rules approximately masculinity, and the advanced political surroundings within the Age of Reagan. The essays show the variety of those stars' contributions to such conversations in various movies, together with blockbusters and significant genres.

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