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Pickford, Mary

Christel Schmidt

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2015-03-10

Mary Pickford Introduction Mary Pickford (b. 1892–d. 1979) was Hollywood’s first great movie star and one of silent film’s most influential fi...

Planet of the Apes

De Witt Douglas Kilgore

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2019-07-31

Planet of the ApesIntroductionPlanet of the Apes, directed by Franklin J. Schaffner, was released in April 1968 and became an unexpected commercial su...

Poems, Novels, and Plays About Film

Laurence Goldstein

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2012-11-21

Poems, Novels, and Plays about FilmIntroductionFrom the beginnings of film technology in the last decade of the 19th century, creative writers have co...

Poitier, Sidney

Arthur Knight

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2014-05-29

Sidney PoitierIntroductionSidney Poitier (b. 1927) was the first African American to be, inarguably, a movie star and, beyond that, an “institution” o...

Polanski, Roman

Elzbieta Ostrowska

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2012-12-19

Roman Polanski Introduction Roman Polanski’s persona is as contradictory as his films. A Holocaust survivor, he started his cinematic career i...

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...

Politics, Hollywood and

Kathryn Cramer Brownell, Emilie Raymond

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2014-04-28

Hollywood and PoliticsIntroductionScholars in history and cinema and media studies have explored various aspects of the relationship between Hollywood...

Pop, Blues, and Jazz in Film

Michael Jarrett

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2013-01-28

Pop, Blues, and Jazz in Film Introduction Let “pop” equal vernacular music that followed in the wake of Elvis Presley. Let “jazz” equal a broa...

Pornography

Damon Young

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2012-08-29

Pornography Introduction Although not often included in standard histories of cinema, moving-image pornography has existed for as long as cine...

Postcolonial Theory in Film

Sandra Ponzanesi

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2018-02-22

Postcolonial Theory in FilmIntroductionPostcolonial theory has hardly been a defining paradigm in the field of film studies. Postcolonial theory origi...

Potter, Sally

Sophie Mayer

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2017-01-11

Sally PotterIntroductionSally Potter (UK, b. 1949) is the director of nine feature films (as of 2016), as well as a number of experimental short films...

Prime Time Drama

Amanda Lotz

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

Prime-Time Drama Introduction The category of prime-time drama varies based on content forms popular around the globe. The term “prime-time” d...

Psycho

Robert Kolker

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2013-01-28

Psycho Introduction Psycho (1960) is an endlessly intriguing film. At the height of his powers and having made his greatest film, Vertigo, two...

Queer Television

Hollis Griffin

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2019-03-27

Queer TelevisionIntroductionPeople use the term “queer television” to refer to a number of different things: representations of sexual minorities on t...

Queer Theory

Maria Pramaggiore

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2013-01-28

Queer Theory Introduction Queer Theory emerged from departments of literature, film, rhetoric, and critical studies in universities in the Uni...

Race and Cinema

Diane Negra, Zélie Asava

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2013-01-28

Race and Cinema Introduction Because of the influence that American cinema has had on ideas of race globally, both as film representations...

Radio and Sound Studies

Shawn VanCour

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2019-02-27

Radio and Sound StudiesIntroduction“Radio studies” is a relatively recent term used to signal the explosive growth in scholarship on the medium that h...

Ray, Nicholas

Steven Rybin, Will Scheibel

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2014-06-30

Nicholas Ray Introduction Nicholas Ray (1911–1979), the director of Rebel Without a Cause, Johnny Guitar, In a Lonely Place, and other Hollywo...

Ray, Satyajit

Chandak Sengoopta

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2017-07-26

Satyajit RayIntroductionAn economics graduate who trained in the graphic arts and was devoted as passionately to Western classical music as to cinema,...

Reality Television

Susan Murray

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Reality Television Introduction While we can locate the start of the most recent wave of American reality TV in the 2000–2001 season with the p...

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