Government & Politics in Film (Paper Outline) 2-3 pages This assignment is a way to see how our government and politics are portrayed in the entertainment sector. We will step outside of the textbook and class discussion and see government policy, politicians, politicking, compromises and more in movies and television, but is what we see accurate? You can structure this paper in any manner that you think is fitting. However, make sure to cover the following information in your paper. Requirements  Watch a movie or television show.  Find some direct or indirect connections to government. It might be a metaphor, forms of symbolism or it might be a show directly about governmental actions. Actual Paper  Describe the movie/show (when it was filmed, who wrote it, what it is about, etc.)  What was happening in America (in terms of government, politics, etc.) when this was filmed, released, or written  What metaphors, symbolisms or direct connections to government or politics did you find  Were these items accurate, inaccurate, for comedic purposes, educational purposes, etc.  How do they relate to class?  Overall thoughts and questions it raised for you when you watched the movie/show. You are free to watch any movie, but if you have questions please feel free to ask me. Some that come to mind are Scandal, Captain Planet, West Wing, The Dark Knight, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, House of Cards, The Hunger Games, Wall-E, Avatar, Lincoln, The Day after Tomorrow, Park & Recreation…. the list can and does go on! You may watch a movie/show with a classmate. However, you may not work on the papers together and you may not use someone’s notes for a show you did not watch. If you watch a show/movie with someone you need to share that in the paper. Please make sure to pay attention to the due date as I will not accept a late assignment. Tips/Tricks  Take notes while you watch a show. Write down the times or areas that you think talk about government or politics.  Research American current events for the time frame of the movie and when the movie was made.  Do not wait until the last minute!

    Synod & Politics in Film


    The dissertation comprehensively analyzes The Walking Departed pretence to assessing the impacts and kindred of synod functioning and politics in the films. The Walking Departed is fixed in a post-zombie manifestation that leaves terror in the company imputable to CDC’s insufficiency is securing an potent heal repress the transmitted. The dissection focuses on 2010 the discharge year of the pretence to drag comparisons in the company’s functioning during the time and influencing factors that transfer to the creation of the images usual in the pretence. The year is evaluated to be a time where American’s suffered exceedingly succeedingcited the Great Recession causing furious destitution, unemployment, and enlargementd overseas soldierlike intrusion. The trodden synod connections pretence the escalation of terrorism and fixedtlement of populations from Islamic countries that frighten the coexistence of the Americans company and the U.S. Synod insufficiency to quell the threatening. Thus, survivors and over survivors in the reanimate of decreelessness feel to furnish permanent discontinuances to corporeal problems.

    Comparison of The Walking Departed and the U.S. Synod

    Movie/Pretence Description

    The dissertation covers The Walking Departed pretence premiered on 31st October 2010 in the U.S. The pretence is fixed in a post-apocalyptic cosmos-tribe that is filled with walkers and over knots of survivors. The zombie devastate cosmos-tribe raises trodden questions and institution of the defence of hale and uninfected patronage-souls in the company. The pretence is a shrinking television sequence, sequence drama, and zombie manifestation genre familiar by Frank Darabont. The pretence was aired by AMC repress Fox International Channels. The fixedting of the movie takes establish in and encircling Atlanta, Georgia fit of the most followed and prosperous shrinking pretences in the U.S. (Fossum, 2015). The Walking Departed later announced an annual sequence discharge that to-date counts nine (9) times in completion.

    The pretence is domiciled on the cleverness The Walking Departed by Robert Kirkman, Tony Moore, and Charlie Adlard. Comprises a completion of 118 episodes up-to time 9. The team of supporter producers is transfer by Robert Kirkman in a knot of 11 supporter producers and 5 producers to execute the effect past potent and pleasing. The post-apocalyptic zombie devastate cosmos-tribe presents intimate challenges repress the survivors counter the ‘walkers’ as well-mannered, as other over knots of survivors themselves competing repress scant instrument in the reanimate of decreelessness (Petsko, 2011).

    Trends in America During Movie/Pretence Discharge

    In 2010 the year of the discharge of the pretence is a year sortized by enlargementd American soldierlike intrusions overseas to quell the visitation of terrorism in Afghanistan, Iraq, Horn of Africa, Pakistan, and Sahara. The European company and synods were commerce with the soften of demonstrations and protests on the enlargement of immigrants from Islamic countries. Also, the end is earmarked with enlargementd destitution levels in the company succeedingcited the time sortized with revival from the 2008/09 Great Recessions that require Americans dearly with dropping of jobs, furious unemployment, faulty patronage standards, and evenence of synod inefficacies to repress Wallstreet insufficiencys in quelling financial mismanagement that was hurting the American company (Baker, 2014).

    Trodden Synod Connections

    The dissection of The Walking Departed offers a pleasing arrival to the tenor the company functions and kindred to synod’s reaction in a post-apocalyptic. The pretence is fixed in an end succeedingcited the insufficiency of potent functioning of the synod succeeding a superiority of the citizens are unsupposable and transformed into a walking zombie. The cherishing rare, ‘survivors’ repressmed a team led by Sheriff’s proxy Rick Grimes who work-fors as the transfer sort to shield themselves and others from the rebellious experiment in the upstart end. The pretences the insufficiency of synod bureaucracies in furnishing permanent discontinuances to quell preferment transmitteds in the company. The CDC insufficiency to enucleate a heal repress the transmitted is a undesigning textcleverness subject where synod conspiracies work-ce to reason transmitteds in the incline of reducing and quelling the growing population.

    The threatening familiar in the cosmos-tribe in the 2010s is a trodden image represented in the walking departed, zombies, that epitomizes the ills in the company. The insufficiency of CDC furnishing a permanent discontinuance to the transmitted can be conceptualized in the activities of the synod to potently husband proud rates of unemployment, furious destitution, financial opportunity, and escalation of terrorist activities in the U.S. and over the cosmos-people. The escalation of terrorism and fixedtlement from the Islamic countries intensifies the synod’s insufficiency to shield the citizens from an uncurable visitation that frightens the coming of the company such as the zombie manifestation. The fundamentals of the pretence repressm the survivors that solicit to repress and robust to found a ameliorate coming repress themselves and the generations to succeed pretences the resilience of the American tribe to outlast terrored moments and memories in narrative. Thus, try to evene the victors in the challenges undermining company’s proceeding (Khabbaz, et al., 2014).  

    Introdden Synod Connections

    The introdden synod connections are analyzed in the role of Sheriff Proxy Rick Grimes in prelude repress of the company and providing transfering to knots of survivors on how to sail through the transmitted. Grimes represents the role of transferership and tenor of executing sign, plans, and policies that incline to induce proceeding in the company. Also, is a mete of the decree enforcement company in adverse the visitation that frightens the coming and coexistence of the company. This is among a growing incline of opposedies familiar in company.

    Accuracy of the Contents

    Despite the comic and dramatization effects included in the pretence, The Walking Departed shows intimate metes of an educational arrival of how the company is counteractd by brawny transmitteds that test opposed to quell. Also, the pretence asserts educative footfootpath or the resilience of the company to track through intimate challenges and opposedies.


    Finally, the judgment to pretence’s evidence of the role synod is troddened in the cleverness of predicting coming inclines that frighten the company. If the synod fails to enucleate an potent heal to transmitteds frighten the citizens, who are left in-charge to secure uninterruptedness and defence of the coming? What are the impediments created by synod bureaucracies in ensuring the insurance of citizens? Thus, the questions solicit to expect coming threats and inclines that influence counteract coexistence and enlargement of company imputable to carelessness and conspiracies.


    Baker, S. (2014). The Walking Departed and Gothic Excess: The Decaying Social Structures of Contagion. M/C Journal, 17(4).

    Fossum, S. O. (2015). The Walking Departed: Representations of Death, the Other and The West (Master’s disquisition).

    Khabbaz, R. F., Moseley, R. R., Steiner, R. J., Levitt, A. M., & Bell, B. P. (2014). Challenges of pestilential diseases in the USA. The Lancet, 384(9937), 53-63.

    Petsko, G. A. (2011). The walking departed. Genome biology, 12(3), 108.