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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...

Romanian Cinema

Constantin Parvulescu

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2015-01-15

Romanian Cinema Introduction Until the mid-2000s the scholarship on Romanian film has been written almost exclusively in Romanian. Its pioneer...

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...

Simpsons, The

Matthew A. Henry

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2015-06-29

The Simpsons Introduction Few television programs have had both the popularity and longevity of The Simpsons. The Simpsons premiered on FOX Te...

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...

Social Class

Erica Levin

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2015-06-29

Social Class Introduction In contemporary film studies, the term class often appears as part of the trio of terms race/class/gender. Attention...

Social Problem Films

Steven Doles

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2015-03-30

Social Problem Films Introduction Defined broadly, social problem films (sometimes called social-consciousness films, message movies, or other...

Soderbergh, Steven

Andrew deWaard

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2015-06-29

Steven Soderbergh Introduction Born in Atlanta, Georgia, on 14 January 1963, Steven Soderbergh is a unique and prolific American filmmaking ta...

Sound Design, Film

Laura Anderson

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2015-04-29

Film Sound Design Introduction Sound design is a relatively recent term, first used to credit Walter Murch’s work on Francis Ford Coppola’s Ap...

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...

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