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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...

Minnelli, Vincente

Daniel Callahan

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Vincente Minnelli Introduction Vincente Minnelli (b. 1903–d. 1986) was the great dreamer of the American cinema, a director who lavished his i...

Miyazaki, Hayao

Raz Greenberg

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2020-10-28

Hayao MiyazakiIntroductionJapanese animator Hayao Miyazaki (b. 1942) is arguably the most admired figure of Japan’s postwar animation industry (common...

Modernism and Film

Lucy Fischer

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2015-03-30

Modernism and Film Introduction This entry has particular parameters that should be understood at the outset. It covers only those critical wo...

Music and Cinema, Classical Hollywood

David Neumeyer

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Music and Cinema, Classical HollywoodIntroductionCommercial film production in the United States developed rapidly after World War I. Theater programs...

Music and Cinema, Global Practices

Kathryn Kalinak

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Music and Cinema, Global PracticesIntroductionFilm music has always been a global phenomenon, but until recently scholarship on film music has tended ...

Music Video

William Straw, Mathias Bonde Korsgaard

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2012-10-25

Music VideoIntroductionMusic video emerged as the object of academic writing shortly after the introduction in the United States of MTV (Music Televis...

Music, Television

Reba Wissner

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2020-01-15

Television MusicIntroductionThe literature on television music has been gradually expanding since the earliest studies dating from the 1950s. Because ...

Musicals

Steven Cohan

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Musicals Introduction The film musical is usually identified almost exclusively with Hollywood, specifically those lavish star-filled films mad...

Musicals on Television

Kelly Kessler

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2021-10-27

Musicals on TelevisionIntroductionAmerican musical theater and film have been crossing over into television since the mid-20th century. In the early d...

Narrative

Donald F. Larsson

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2014-05-29

Narrative Introduction Narrative is often simply equated with story, a sequence of causally linked events with a beginning, a middle, and an e...

Native Americans

Pamela Wilson

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2012-12-19

Native Americans Introduction What role have fictionalized American “Indians”—and real, living, breathing Native Americans—played in America’s...

New Media Art

James J. Hodge, Jacob Gaboury

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2014-09-29

New Media Art Introduction New media art is a relatively young discipline, though the objects and practices it describes reach back over half ...

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