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Race and Cinema

Diane Negra, Zélie Asava

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2013-01-28

Race and Cinema Introduction Because of the influence that American cinema has had on ideas of race globally, both as film representations...

Ray, Nicholas

Steven Rybin, Will Scheibel

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2014-06-30

Nicholas Ray Introduction Nicholas Ray (1911–1979), the director of Rebel Without a Cause, Johnny Guitar, In a Lonely Place, and other Hollywo...

Reality Television

Susan Murray

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Reality Television Introduction While we can locate the start of the most recent wave of American reality TV in the 2000–2001 season with the p...

Religion and Film

Terry Lindvall

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2013-11-27

Religion and Film Introduction In 1911 one of the earliest documents examining the nature and function of cinema came from the Reverend Herber...

Remakes, Sequels and Prequels

Lucy Mazdon

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2013-01-28

Remakes, Sequels, and Prequels Introduction Remakes, sequels, and prequels have long been prominent elements of Hollywood production. Since the...

Romantic Comedy, American

Leger Grindon

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2012-07-24

American Romantic Comedy Introduction Romantic comedies, from classics such as Trouble in Paradise (1932) to 21st-century hits like Knocked Up

Rossellini, Roberto

Sidney Gottlieb

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

Roberto Rossellini Introduction Perhaps a good way to capture Roberto Rossellini’s (b. 1906–d. 1977) protean creativity and deep and ongoing i...

Russian Cinema

Birgit Beumers

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

Russian Cinema Introduction While Soviet and Russian cinema was rather understudied until the collapse of the USSR, since the early 1990s ther...

Science Fiction Film Theory and Criticism

Ritch Calvin

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2014-05-29

Science Fiction Film Theory and Criticism Introduction Defining science fiction is a difficult task. The origins of the term reside in the sci...

Searchers, The

Gaylyn Studlar

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

The Searchers Introduction Since the 1970s, The Searchers, directed by John Ford, has become one of the most discussed films of 1950s US cinem...

Singin' in the Rain

Jerome Delamater

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2014-11-25

Singin’ in the Rain Introduction Called by conductor and composer André Previn, and by many others echoing him, “the best musical ever made,”

Soap Operas

Abigail De Kosnik, Sam Ford

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2014-04-28

Soap Operas Introduction This bibliography on “soap operas” focuses on US daytime serial dramas, which are distinct from other national soap o...

Sound, Film

Paul Young

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2012-06-26

Film Sound Introduction Prior to the groundbreaking work by Rick Altman, John Belton, Michel Chion, Mary Ann Doane, Claudia Gorbman, Kaja Silv...

Spielberg, Steven

Frederick Wasser

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2014-09-29

Steven Spielberg Introduction Steven Spielberg is both a phenomenon and a film director. He is without comparison in American film history, co...

Sports in Film

Aaron Baker

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2013-01-28

Sports in Film Introduction Since the start of the motion picture industry in the United States, sports have been a frequent subject for the m...

Stand-Up Comedians

Sean Springer

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2012-08-29

Stand-Up Comedians Introduction In the 1980s, American stand-up comedy boomed. Clubs opened in every major city, cable television showcased bu...

Star Trek

Daniel Bernardi, Michael Green

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Star Trek Introduction Few popular narratives in recent history have generated as much cultural material as Star Trek: six television series an...

Star Wars

William Brooker, Davina Quinlivan

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Star Wars Introduction The Star Wars saga consists of six feature films, divided into two trilogies (the Original Trilogy and, later, the Prequ...

Stardom

Elena D’Amelio

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2013-01-28

Stardom Introduction Although fascination with the film star dates back as far as Béla Balázs’s The Visible Man (1924), the study of stars and...

Surrealism and Film

Robin Walz

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2012-12-19

Surrealism and Film Introduction Affinities between surrealism and film have been noted since the beginning of the surrealist movement in the ...

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