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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....

Hollywood Studios

Peter Lev

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2014-06-30

Hollywood Studios Introduction “Studio” and “Hollywood” are interestingly complex terms. “Studio” originally meant a room with abundant natura...

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 ...

Immigration and Cinema

Alex Lykidis

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2014-05-29

Immigration and Cinema Introduction Films have appealed to immigrants since the early days of the medium, providing a visual and kinetic form ...

Indigenous Media

Pamela Wilson, Joanna Hearne, Amalia Córdova, Sabra Thorner

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2014-05-29

Indigenous Media Introduction Indigenous media may be defined as forms of media expression conceptualized, produced, and circulated by indigen...

Irish Cinema

Kevin Rockett

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Irish Cinema Introduction Irish cinema occupied a marginal status in world cinema until the double Oscar success in 1990 of the Irish feature

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...

It Happened One Night

Linda Mizejewski

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2014-05-29

It Happened One Night Introduction The low-budget sleeper It Happened One Night (1934), directed by Frank Capra (1897–1991) was the first film...

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 ...

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