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Gangster Films

Fran Mason

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2012-12-19

Gangster Films Introduction The study of gangster films extends back to the 1970s when the development of film studies as an academic discipli...

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Queer, and Transgendered (GLBQT) Cinema

Niall Richardson

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Queer, and Transgendered (GLBQT) Cinema Introduction Mainstream cinema’s dominant subject has always been heterosexuali...

German Cinema

Caryl Flinn

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

German Cinema Introduction German film has had a uniquely prolific and diverse history. Its output ranges from experimental efforts during the ...

Greek Cinema

Dan Georgakas

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Greek Cinema Introduction Greek film studies have followed in the wake of the erratic history of Greek cinema. From 1900 through the end of Wor...

Griffith, D.W.

Russell Merritt

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

D. W. Griffith Introduction David Wark Griffith (b. 1875–d. 1948) continues to generate a broad range of critical reaction. Although acknowledg...

Hawks, Howard

Michael J. Anderson

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Howard Hawks Introduction Critical and scholarly writing on Howard Hawks (b. 1896–d. 1977) has oscillated historically between moments of compa...

Haynes, Todd

Ruth Goldberg

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2013-01-28

Todd Haynes Introduction Born in Los Angeles, California, on 2 January 1961, Todd Haynes is one of America’s most important and original indepe...

Hitchcock, Alfred

Sidney Gottlieb

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Alfred Hitchcock Introduction Alfred Hitchcock (b. 1899–d. 1980) is unquestionably one of the most well-known and important filmmakers to date....

Horror-Comedy

Rebecca Gordon

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2013-11-27

Horror-Comedy Introduction Horror-comedy is a generic hybrid that deliberately provokes an emotional shift from terror, suspense, or dread to ...

Israeli Cinema

Raz Yosef, Boaz Hagin

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2013-01-28

Israeli Cinema Introduction Scholarship on Zionist and Israeli cinema is in agreement as to the major periods and movements in this corpus. Du...

Italian Cinema

Peter Bondanella

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2012-08-29

Italian Cinema Introduction Italian national cinema developed quickly between the last decade of the 19th century and the outbreak of World Wa...

Japanese Cinema

Scott Nygren

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Japanese Cinema Introduction Japanese film became a major area of English-language film study in the 1960s, after the publication of Anderson ...

Jazz Singer, The

Krin Gabbard

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

The Jazz Singer Introduction Although it was not the first film in which actors talked or made noise, The Jazz Singer radically hastened the en...

Keaton, Buster

Charles Wolfe

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

Buster Keaton Introduction The silent films of Buster Keaton (b. 1895–d. 1966) are among the most critically admired American motion pictures ...

Korean Cinema

Kyu Hyun Kim

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2012-08-29

Korean Cinema Introduction The current surge of interest in Korean cinema is acknowledged to have been initiated by the international success ...

Kubrick, Stanley

Robert Kolker

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Stanley Kubrick Introduction Stanley Kubrick (b. 1928–d. 1999) was a singular American filmmaker, an artist who, starting in the 1960s, lived i...

Lee, Spike

Paula J. Massood

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Spike Lee Introduction Spike Lee burst onto the national and international film scenes in 1986, when his first feature, She’s Gotta Have It, wa...

Lord of the Rings Trilogy, The

Kristin Thompson

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2014-01-13

The Lord of the Rings Trilogy Introduction The Lord of the Rings is one of the most successful and influential films ever made. Its three parts...

Marker, Chris

Steven Jacobs, Sofie Verdoodt

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2013-11-27

Chris Marker Introduction Chris Marker is a pseudonym of Christian François Bouche-Villeneuve (b. 1921, Neuilly-sur-Seine, France–d. 2012, Par...

Masculinity in Film

Mark Gallagher

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

Masculinity in Film Introduction In film studies as in other disciplines and in cultures at large, masculinity remains a contested category, t...

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