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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...

Melodrama

Linda Williams

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Melodrama Introduction Melodrama is a chameleon. The history of its use as a term shows it to be one of the most unstable in the Anglo-American...

Memory and the Flashback in Cinema

Russell Kilbourn

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Memory and the Flashback in Cinema ...

Micheaux, Oscar

J. Ronald Green

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Oscar Micheaux Introduction Oscar Micheaux is the most prolific African American filmmaker in history, producing, between 1919 and 1948, about ...

Minnelli, Vincente

Daniel Callahan

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Vincente Minnelli Introduction Vincente Minnelli (b. 1903–d. 1986) was the great dreamer of the American cinema, a director who lavished his i...

Music and Cinema, Classical Hollywood

David Neumeyer

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Music and Cinema, Classical Hollywood Introduction Commercial film production in the United States developed rapidly after World War I. Theate...

Music and Cinema, Global Practices

Kathryn Kalinak

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Music and Cinema, Global Practices Introduction Film music has always been a global phenomenon, but until recently scholarship on film music ha...

Music Video

William Straw

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2012-10-25

Music Video Introduction Music video emerged as the object of academic writing shortly after the introduction in the United States of MTV (Mus...

Musicals

Steven Cohan

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Musicals Introduction The film musical is usually identified almost exclusively with Hollywood, specifically those lavish star-filled films mad...

Narrative

Donald F. Larsson

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2014-05-29

Narrative Introduction Narrative is often simply equated with story, a sequence of causally linked events with a beginning, a middle, and an e...

Native Americans

Pamela Wilson

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2012-12-19

Native Americans Introduction What role have fictionalized American “Indians”—and real, living, breathing Native Americans—played in America’s...

New Media Policy

Danny Kimball

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2014-07-30

New Media Policy Introduction Understanding the changing contours of media studies in the early 21st century means looking at new media. And u...

New Zealand Cinema

Alistair Fox

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2014-05-29

New Zealand Cinema Introduction New Zealand cinema, despite the relatively small number of feature films produced, has received much internati...

Ophuls, Max

Alan Williams

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Max Ophuls Introduction Max Ophuls is widely considered one of the great directors of “classical” cinema, but his greatness is rather particul...

Orphan Films

Dan Streible

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

Orphan Films Introduction Although of unknown vernacular origin, the term “orphan film” emerged in the 1990s within discussions among archivis...

Pasolini, Pier Paolo

Tijana Mamula

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2013-11-27

Pier Paolo Pasolini Introduction Pier Paolo Pasolini (b. 1922–d. 1975) was one of the most important and innovative figures in postwar Italian...

Philosophy and Film

Carl Plantinga

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Philosophy and Film Introduction Although the philosophy of film dates as far back as Harvard professor Hugo Münsterberg’s 1916 The Photoplay: ...

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