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2001: A Space Odyssey

Nathan Abrams

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2018-11-29

2001: A Space OdysseyIntroductionThe film 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) is regarded as one of the greatest science fiction movies ever made. It occupie...

Accounting, Motion Picture

Mark Garrett Cooper

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2014-06-30

Motion Picture Accounting Introduction Accounting measures and regulates social conduct. This makes it more broadly interesting than the basic...

Acting

Cynthia Baron

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

ActingIntroductionPerceptions about screen acting have been remarkably polarized: when people give priority to the now-mythical experiment by Soviet f...

Action Cinema

James Kendrick

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2015-01-15

Action Cinema Introduction A hybrid genre that fuses the moral landscape of the western and the urban settings of film noir and police procedu...

Adaptation

Thomas Leitch, Kyle Meikle

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2014-09-29

Adaptation Introduction Studies of cinematic adaptations—films based, as the American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences puts it, on ...

Advertising and Promotion

Matthew P. McAllister, Alexandra Nutter

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 American Cinema

Arthur Knight

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2016-10-27

African American CinemaIntroductionThe category “African American Cinema” presents important conceptual challenges for scholars, critics, and moviegoe...

African American Stars

Robin R. Means Coleman, Kitior Ngu, Timeka N. Tounsel

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2015-01-15

African American Stars Introduction African American “stars” describes conspicuously public individuals of great social, artistic, and/or poli...

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...

AIDS in Film and Television

Kylo-Patrick R. Hart

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2019-09-25

AIDS in Film and TelevisionIntroductionRepresentations of AIDS in film and television have differed throughout the world. Accordingly, this article fo...

Akerman, Chantal

Maria Walsh

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2017-10-25

Chantal AkermanIntroductionChantal Akerman (b. 1950, Brussels, Belgium–d. 2015, Paris, France) was a Belgian film director who made over forty films, ...

Allen, Woody

Sam Girgus

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

Woody AllenIntroductionSince starting in the 1960s, Woody Allen (b. December 1935) has made more than forty films, an amazing record, especially consi...

Almodóvar, Pedro

Cristina Martínez-Carazo, Morgan Smith

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2017-11-29

Pedro AlmodóvarIntroductionEccentric, innovative, kitsch, subversive, transgressive, genius, unconventional, postmodern, independent—Pedro Almodóvar (...

Alphaville

Debra Benita Shaw

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2018-06-27

AlphavilleIntroductionAlphaville is Jean-Luc Godard’s only science fiction film. The film was made during his Nouvelle Vague (New Wave) period, and th...

Altman, Robert

Robert T. Self

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

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

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 Cinema, 1976 to Present

Derek Nystrom

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2015-04-29

American Cinema, 1976 to Present Introduction American cinema has undergone a series of profound transitions since 1976. In many histories of ...

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 ...

American Independent Cinema, Producers

Yannis Tzioumakis

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2014-09-29

American Independent Cinema, Producers Introduction The concept of independence in American cinema has been widely debated as a great variety ...

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