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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...

Asian Television

Anthony Fung

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2015-11-30

Asian TelevisionIntroductionIn the early 21st century, studies of Asian television have become an important and significant research area in the field...

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 CinemaIntroductionThe cinema of Australia has been the subject of continual, complex, and interdisciplinary scrutiny since the revival of f...

Auteurism

Eleni Palis, Timothy Corrigan

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

AuteurismIntroductionAuteurism has arguably been at the center of film practice, theory, and historiography since the 1950s. Originating in the films ...

Authorship, Television

Leora Hadas

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2019-11-26

Television AuthorshipIntroductionUnlike the well-established tradition of auteurism in its sibling art cinema, in the case of television, the question...

Avant-Garde and Experimental Film

Robin Blaetz

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2012-05-23

Avant-Garde and Experimental FilmIntroductionExperimental and avant-garde film is cinema made outside of the film industry on an artisanal basis, larg...

Bachchan, Amitabh

Anne Ciecko

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2019-01-15

Amitabh BachchanIntroductionAmitabh Bachchan (b. 1942 in Allahabad) is perhaps the most enduringly iconic figure of Bollywood. He has appeared in near...

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....

Battleship Potemkin, The

Dušan Radunović

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2020-04-22

The Battleship PotemkinIntroductionThe Battleship Potemkin (Bronenosets Potёmkin) is Sergei Eisenstein’s second feature film. Produced in 1925 and pre...

Bazin, André

Dudley Andrew

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

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

Bergman, Ingmar

Erik Hedling

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2017-02-28

Ingmar BergmanIntroductionSwedish director Ingmar Bergman (b. 1918–d. 2007) was probably one of the most prominent filmmakers of the 20th century. He ...

Bertolucci, Bernardo

Torunn Haaland

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2016-04-28

Bernardo BertolucciIntroductionBy the time Bernardo Bertolucci (b. 1941–d. 2018) embarked on his first feature, The Grim Reaper (1962), he had shot tw...

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...

Biopics

Tom Brown, Belén Vidal

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2016-07-27

BiopicsIntroduction“Biopic” (sometimes spelled “bio-pic”) is the most common term used to refer to films representing any aspect of the lives of famou...

Birth of a Nation, The

Daniel Bernardi, Michelle J. Martinez

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

The Birth of a Nation Introduction Released fifty years after the passing of the Emancipation Proclamation by President Abraham Lincoln, D. W. ...

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...

Blockbusters

Sheldon Hall

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

BlockbustersIntroductionThe word “blockbuster” originated in World War II as the nickname of a particularly large bomb (1,000 pounds or heavier) of th...

Brakhage, Stan

David Sterritt

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Stan Brakhage Introduction Stan Brakhage (b. 1933–d. 2003) is widely considered to have been the most innovative and prolific avant-garde film...

Brando, Marlon

Krin Gabbard

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Marlon Brando Introduction Many critics have called Marlon Brando (b. 1924–d. 2004) the greatest American actor of the 20th century. Frank Sina...

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