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Visconti, Luchino

Brendan Hennessey

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2020-04-22

Luchino ViscontiIntroductionLuchino Visconti (b. 1906–d. 1976) was one of Italy’s foremost directors of cinema, theater, and opera. A cultural figureh...

Von Sternberg, Josef

Gaylyn Studlar

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

Josef Von Sternberg Introduction Born in Vienna, Austria in 1894 of working-class Jewish parents, Jonas Stern’s downtrodden young life did not...

Von Stroheim, Erich

Fanny Lignon

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2013-01-28

Erich Von StroheimIntroductionAustrian-born Erich von Stroheim (b. 1885–d. 1957) is one of the greatest directors of the American silent movie era. Ev...

von Trier, Lars

Caroline Bainbridge

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2015-03-30

Lars Von Trier Introduction Lars von Trier has attracted a great deal of critical commentary since the release of his first feature film, The ...

War Film

Robert Eberwein

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2012-08-29

War FilmIntroductionWar films first appeared in 1898, a few years after the birth of the motion picture. Their subject was the Spanish-American War, w...

Warhol, The Films of Andy

J. J. Murphy

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2015-01-15

The Films of Andy Warhol Introduction Andy Warhol (b. 1928–d. 1987) began making films in 1963, at the height of his success as a painter and ...

Wayne, John

Ross Schnioffsky, Richard Thompson

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2013-01-28

John Wayne Introduction John Wayne’s film career began in Hollywood silent films in the late 1920s and, in one sense, ended in 1976—a half-cen...

Weerasethakul, Apichatpong

Chairat Polmuk

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2018-01-11

Apichatpong WeerasethakulIntroductionApichatpong Weerasethakul (b. 1970) is an independent Thai filmmaker whose Palme d’Or winning film, Uncle Boonmee...

Weir, Peter

Marek Haltof

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2017-04-27

Peter WeirIntroductionPeter Weir’s name is usually inseparable from the Australian film renaissance of the 1970s. His second feature film, Picnic at H...

Welles, Orson

Donald F. Larsson

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2012-12-19

Orson Welles Introduction The artistry of Orson Welles (b. 1915–d. 1985) can be difficult to disentangle from his own celebrity and notoriety....

Whedon, Joss

Don Macnaughtan

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2015-10-26

Joss WhedonIntroductionJoss Whedon (b. 1964) is primarily a television and movie screenwriter, and he is also a director, producer, comic book writer,...

Whiteness

Daniel Bernardi, Michael Green

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2014-09-29

Whiteness Introduction Notions of whiteness as race and ethnicity have existed in intellectual and political discourses since at least the sta...

Wilder, Billy

Nancy E. Friedland, Ila Tyagi

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2014-06-30

Billy Wilder Introduction Billy Wilder (b. 1906–d. 2002) was a writer-director who was responsible for many classics of the Hollywood studio e...

Wiseman, Frederick

Barry Keith Grant

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Frederick Wiseman Introduction A major figure in American documentary cinema, Frederick Wiseman (b. 1930) began making his extraordinary series...

Women and Film

Lucy Fischer

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Women and Film Introduction “Women and Film” encompasses numerous issues in academic film studies, including the histories of female practition...

Women and the Silent Screen

Shelley Stamp

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2017-07-26

Women and the Silent ScreenIntroductionResearch on women and the silent screen examines the role gender plays onscreen and behind the scenes in early ...

Wong, Anna May

S. Louisa Wei, April G. Wei

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2017-08-23

Anna May WongIntroductionAnna May Wong (b. 1905–d. 1961) pioneered as the first Chinese American film star with celebrity status in every continent an...

Wong, Kar-wai

Derek Lam

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2017-06-27

Wong Kar-waiIntroductionHong Kong cinema’s most critically acclaimed and internationally renowned stylist, Wong Kar-wai came to international prominen...

Woo, John

Karen Fang

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2017-09-27

John WooIntroductionJohn Woo (b. 1946) is one of Hong Kong’s most celebrated and internationally recognized filmmakers. The auteur is known for his di...

Wood, Natalie

Cynthia Lucia

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Natalie WoodIntroductionBorn in San Francisco as Natalia Nikolaevna Zakharenko, three-time Oscar-nominated actress Natalie Wood (b. 1938–d. 1981) bega...

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