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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

Acting

Cynthia Baron

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Acting Introduction Perceptions about acting in film have been remarkably polarized: when people give priority to the now-mythical experiment b...

Advertising and Promotion

Matthew P. McAllister, Alexandra Nutter Smith

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2012-12-19

Advertising and Promotion Introduction Advertising is unique in its status as both a major textual genre and a revenue source for media system...

African Cinema

Frank Ukadike

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2013-11-27

African Cinema Introduction The term “African cinema” generally refers to film production in Sub-Saharan African countries. Compared to the ot...

Allen, Woody

Sam Girgus

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

Woody Allen Introduction Since starting in the 1960s, Woody Allen (b. December 1935) has made more than forty films, an amazing record, especi...

Altman, Robert

Robert T. Self

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Robert Altman Introduction Robert Altman (b. 1925–d. 2006) had a directing career that stretched over fifty years, from the end of World War II...

American Cinema, 1895-1915

Charlie Keil

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

American Cinema, 1895–1915 Introduction The study of early American cinema was both the beneficiary and the instigator of a wave of revisionist...

American Cinema, 1939-1975

Sarah Kozloff

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

American Cinema, 1939–1975 Introduction From 1939, when World War II started in Europe, to 1975, when the mega-success of the blockbuster Jaws

American Independent Cinema

David Sterritt

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

American Independent Cinema Introduction American independent cinema, often called “indie cinema,” has no clear historical starting point and ...

Animals in Film and Media

Jennifer Peterson

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

Animals in Film and Media Introduction In the thirty-six years that have passed since John Berger wrote his landmark essay, “Why Look at Anima...

Animation and the Animated Film

Paul Wells

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2012-12-19

Animation and the Animated Film Introduction For many years, animation received minimal recognition as a significant form of cinematic and art...

Arzner, Dorothy

Theresa Geller

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Dorothy Arzner Introduction In 1936, Dorothy Arzner (b. 1897–d. 1979) was the first woman to join the Directors Guild of America; it would be s...

Asian American Cinema

Celine Parreñas Shimizu

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2013-01-28

Asian American Cinema Introduction Asian American cinema refers to an ongoing struggle for moving image representation by and about Asian Amer...

Astaire, Fred and Rogers, Ginger

Adrienne L. McLean

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2012-07-24

Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers Introduction Fred Astaire (1899–1987) and Ginger Rogers (1911–1995) would likely have become movie stars on the...

Australian Cinema

Jonathan Rayner

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Australian Cinema Introduction The cinema of Australia has been the subject of continual, complex, and interdisciplinary scrutiny since the rev...

Auteurism

Timothy Corrigan

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Auteurism Introduction Auteurism has arguably been at the center of film practice, theory, and historiography since the 1950s. Originating in t...

Avant-Garde and Experimental Film

Robin Blaetz

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2012-05-23

Avant-Garde and Experimental Film Introduction Experimental and avant-garde film is cinema made outside of the film industry on an artisanal b...

Battle of Algiers, The

Nicholas Harrison

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2012-08-29

The Battle of Algiers Introduction The Battle of Algiers (1966) offers a moving account of an early phase in the Algerian war of independence....

Bazin, André

Dudley Andrew

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

André Bazin Introduction André Bazin (b. 1918–d. 1958) may well be the most influential critic ever to have written about cinema. He contribute...

Bigelow, Kathryn

Christina Lane

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2013-11-27

Kathryn Bigelow Introduction Kathryn Bigelow became the first woman to win an Academy Award for Best Director with the 2009 film The Hurt Lock...

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