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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...

Herzog, Werner

Brad Prager

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2014-10-28

Werner Herzog Introduction Werner Herzog was born in Munich in 1942. Before the end of World War II Herzog’s family moved to Sachrang, a small...

Hindi Cinema, Popular

Gohar Siddiqui

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2015-11-30

Popular Hindi Cinema Introduction Popular Hindi cinema enjoys mass appeal in a multilingual and multicultural country such as India. It also h...

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...

Hong Kong Cinema

Gina Marchetti, Derek Lam

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2015-01-15

Hong Kong Cinema Introduction Beginning as a colonial enterprise under British rule and continuing to the present day as a key creative indust...

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 ...

King Kong

Fatimah Tobing Rony

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2014-09-29

King Kong Introduction When the fantasy/adventure movie King Kong, directed by Merian C. Cooper and Ernest B. Schoedsack, was released in 1933...

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 ...

Kracauer, Siegfried

Johannes von Moltke

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2014-10-28

Siegfried Kracauer Introduction Siegfried Kracauer (b. 1889–d. 1960) was one of the preeminent film theorists and cultural critics of the 20th...

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 ...

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