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Lord of the Rings Trilogy, The

Kristin Thompson

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2014-01-13

The Lord of the Rings TrilogyIntroductionThe Lord of the Rings is one of the most successful and influential films ever made. Its three parts, release...

Los Angeles and Cinema

John Trafton

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2017-07-26

Los Angeles and CinemaIntroductionThis article discusses the history of cinema in Los Angeles and the complex relationship that American film has had ...

Lubitsch, Ernst

Ben Brewster, Lea Jacobs

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2016-02-25

Ernst LubitschIntroductionThe film director, and some-time actor, Ernst Lubitsch, was born in Berlin in 1892 and died in Los Angeles in 1947. During h...

Lumet, Sidney

Joanna E. Rapf

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2018-02-22

Sidney LumetIntroductionSidney Lumet (b. 1924–d. 2011) was adamantly anti-auteurist, always emphasizing the collaborative nature of making movies (he ...

Lupino, Ida

Jans Wager

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2016-10-27

Ida LupinoIntroductionIn 1950, the director and actor Ida Lupino (b. 1914, London, England–d. 1995, Los Angeles, California) became the second woman, ...

Lynch, David

Richard Martin

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2014-11-25

David Lynch Introduction David Lynch (b. 1946) is among the most significant filmmakers alive today, with a cultural influence stretching far ...

Mad Men

Gary Edgerton

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2020-10-28

Mad MenIntroductionOnce or twice a decade, a new television program comes along to capture and express the zeitgeist. Mad Men (2007–2015) was that sho...

Marker, Chris

Steven Jacobs, Sofie Verdoodt

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2013-11-27

Chris Marker Introduction Chris Marker is a pseudonym of Christian François Bouche-Villeneuve (b. 1921, Neuilly-sur-Seine, France–d. 2012, Par...

Martel, Lucrecia

Deborah Martin

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2020-02-26

Lucrecia MartelIntroductionLucrecia Martel (b. 1966) is one of the best-known contemporary Latin American filmmakers. She is an innovative stylist who...

Marxism

Chuck Kleinhans

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2015-07-28

Marxism Introduction Marxism is a philosophical and practical framework for analyzing and changing society that was developed from the ideas o...

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...

Media Ecology

Thom Gencarelli

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2021-10-27

Media EcologyIntroductionMedia ecology is a clearly defined branch of the field of media studies and, among scholars who define themselves as media ec...

Méliès, Georges

Stéphane Tralongo

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2019-01-15

Georges MélièsIntroductionGeorges Méliès (b. 1861–d. 1938) was a magician and a French cinema pioneer with an extensive, inventive, and protean body o...

Melodrama

Linda Williams

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Melodrama Introduction Melodrama is a chameleon. The history of its use as a term shows it to be one of the most unstable in the Anglo-American...

Memory and the Flashback in Cinema

Russell Kilbourn

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Memory and the Flashback in Cinema ...

Mészáros, Márta

Constantin Parvulescu, Laszlo Strausz

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2016-01-21

Márta MészárosIntroductionMárta Mészáros is a woman auteur with a coherent and widely appreciated body of work. She was the first Hungarian woman to m...

Metz, Christian

Matthew Flisfeder

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2018-03-28

Christian MetzIntroductionChristian Metz was a French film theorist, writing mainly in the 1960s and the 1970s. Metz is most well-known for his applic...

Mexican Film

Niamh Thornton

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2015-04-29

Mexican FilmIntroductionMexico has had a powerful indigenous film industry, although there have been peaks and troughs. One of the peaks was in the 19...

Micheaux, Oscar

J. Ronald Green

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Oscar Micheaux Introduction Oscar Micheaux is the most prolific African American filmmaker in history, producing, between 1919 and 1948, about ...

Ming-liang, Tsai

Beth Tsai

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2018-11-29

Tsai Ming-liangIntroductionTsai Ming-liang (b. 1957) is a Taiwan-based, Malaysia-born filmmaker. He is regarded as one of the Second Wave directors of...

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