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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 ...

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...

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....

Violence and Cinema

Hilary Neroni

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2012-07-24

Violence and Cinema Introduction Originally, studies on violence in the cinema were connected to particular genres or filmmakers. This scholar...

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 ...

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...

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...

Deren, Maya

Theresa Geller

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Maya Deren Introduction Maya Deren (b. 1917–d. 1961) completed only six films and two monographs in her lifetime, yet she made a huge impact o...

Cavell, Stanley

William Rothman

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2013-11-27

Stanley Cavell Introduction Spanning his career, Cavell’s writings about film reflect, and are reflected in, the emergence and thematic develo...

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...

Von Sternberg, Josef

Gaylyn Studlar

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

Josef Von Sternberg Introduction Born in Vienna, Austria in 1894 of working-class Jewish parents, Jonas Stern’s downtrodden young life did not...

Polish Cinema

Elzbieta Ostrowska

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

Polish Cinema Introduction Poland’s turbulent history in the 20th century has been the most significant factor affecting the development of ve...

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...

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...

Denis, Claire

Kristin Hole

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

Claire Denis Introduction Claire Denis (b. 1948) is one of the most important directors working in France today. Her unclassifiable body of wo...

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: ...

Burnett, Charles

Janet K. Cutler

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2014-10-28

Charles Burnett Introduction Acclaimed by critics and scholars but virtually unknown to the general public, Charles Burnett is an independent ...

Blade Runner

Rob Latham, Jeffrey Hicks

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Blade Runner Introduction Blade Runner, directed by Ridley Scott, was originally released in June of 1982 to mixed reviews and a poor showing a...

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...

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 ...

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