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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...

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: ...

Welles, Orson

Donald Larsson

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2012-12-19

Orson Welles Introduction The artistry of Orson Welles (b. 1915–d. 1985) can be difficult to disentangle from his own celebrity and notoriety....

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 ...

Masculinity in Film

Mark Gallagher

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

Masculinity in Film Introduction In film studies as in other disciplines and in cultures at large, masculinity remains a contested category, t...

Psychoanalytic Film Theory

Todd McGowan

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Psychoanalytic Film Theory Introduction Psychoanalytic film theory occurred in two distinct waves. The first, beginning in the late 1960s and e...

Children in Film

Ian Wojcik Andrews

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2012-12-19

Children in Film Introduction The child in film is a multifaceted, wide-ranging topic that considers historical, ideological, pedagogical, and...

Dance and Film

Sangita Shresthova

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Dance and Film Introduction The aesthetic, temporal, and interactive intersections of dance, film, and most recently new media cut across avan...

Censorship

Lee Grieveson

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Censorship Introduction All social orders make decisions about what facts, ideas, and representations can safely appear in public. Liberal poli...

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...

Color

Brian Price

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2013-01-28

Color Introduction The history and theory of film has, from the very beginning, been characterized by subfields devoted to major stylistic ele...

Documentary Film

Zoë Druick

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2013-01-28

Documentary Film Introduction Since the 1990s, there has been a veritable explosion of documentary films and digital media productions accompa...

Citizen Kane

Catherine L. Benamou

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Citizen Kane Introduction Citizen Kane (directed, produced, and co-written by Orson Welles, Mercury Productions/RKO Radio Pictures, 1941) is un...

Cuban Cinema

Ruth Goldberg

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Cuban Cinema Introduction The Cuban viewing public developed a healthy appetite for cinema during the first half of the twentieth century, but ...

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