The Cinetrix pointed us to this odd sample of cultural colonization: a series of greeting cards, found in a post office in Tehran, depicting Hollywood starlets such as Natalie Portman, Kate Winslet and Katie Holmes, redrawn as "proper Muslims". By borrowing the tabloid tagline "Stars: They're Just Like Us!" to title her post, The Cinetrix implies that this redressing is kind of an embrace, by Muslim culture, of Hollywood; but I'm sure on some level it's more than just an appropriation of star power for the sake of star power – I wonder if it isn't also a scold.
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