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Detective Films

Philippa Gates

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Detective Film Introduction The “detective film” can be defined as a film that focuses on a detective-hero’s investigation into the mystery sur...

Dietrich, Marlene

Barbara Kosta

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2014-10-28

Marlene Dietrich Introduction Marlene Dietrich (b. 1901–d. 1992) is known as an icon of glamour whose image continues to fascinate contemporar...

Digital Media and Convergence Culture

Ethan Tussey

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2017-08-23

Digital Media and Convergence CultureIntroduction“Convergence culture” is a term used to describe the ways in which digital media has changed the rela...

Directors

Virginia Wright Wexman

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

DirectorsIntroductionMost cinema scholarship is about directors; thus, many of the articles in the Oxford Bibliographies in Cinema and Media Studies r...

Disability

Martin Norden

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2014-01-13

Disability Introduction The study of moving-image representations of persons with disabilities (PWDs) is a young and vibrant subset of cinema a...

Disney, Walt

Eddy Von Mueller

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2013-11-27

Walt Disney Introduction Few figures of the 20th century have made so deep and indelible an impact on world culture as Walt Disney. Few people...

Doctor Who

Paul Booth

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2015-08-31

Doctor Who Introduction As a television program (and now multimedia experience) with over fifty years of history, Doctor Who has reflected an ...

Documentary Film

Zoë Druick

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2013-01-28

Documentary FilmIntroductionSince the 1990s, there has been a veritable explosion of documentary films and digital media productions accompanied by a ...

Downton Abbey

Katherine Byrne

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2019-08-28

Downton AbbeyIntroductionCertainly the most successful period drama, indeed perhaps the most popular television show, of the 21st century, British ser...

Dreyer, Carl Theodor

Casper Tybjerg

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2018-01-11

Carl Theodor DreyerIntroductionCarl Theodor Dreyer (b. 3 February 1889–d. 20 March 1968) was a Danish film director; in Danish usage, his middle name ...

Eastern European Television

Anikó Imre

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2020-03-25

Eastern European TelevisionIntroductionThe field of television studies has given us a rich tapestry of the history and theory of the dominant commerci...

Eastwood, Clint

Dennis Bingham

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Clint EastwoodIntroductionClint Eastwood (b. 31 May 1930–), a dominant figure in cinema for more than five decades, has enjoyed three exceptional care...

Ecocinema

Kiu-wai Chu

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2017-03-30

EcocinemaIntroductionThis article introduces recent English scholarship in the expanding field of ecocinema studies. Often seen as a sub-branch of eco...

Eisenstein, Sergei

Masha Salazkina, Katarina Mihailovic

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2013-01-28

Sergei Eisenstein Introduction Sergei Eisenstein (Sergei Mikhailovich Eizenshtein, b. Riga, Latvia, 1898–d. Moscow, 1948) remains one of the m...

Epic Film

John Trafton

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2016-06-28

Epic FilmIntroductionThroughout film history, epic films have played an important role in expanding the aesthetic and narrative potentials of film and...

Essay Film

Yelizaveta Moss

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2016-10-27

Essay FilmIntroductionThe term “essay film” has become increasingly used in film criticism to describe a self-reflective and self-referential document...

Ethnographic Film

Pamela Wilson

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2012-12-19

Ethnographic Film Introduction The relationship between visual media and anthropology has a long history growing out of the imperializing impu...

European Television

Andreas Fickers

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

European Television Introduction European television has a double connotation: it characterizes both the history and current existence of mult...

Exhibition and Distribution

Gregory Waller

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Exhibition and Distribution Introduction The operation of movie theaters, the dangers and appeals of the social experience of moviegoing, the ...

Exploitation Film

Ernest Mathijs

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Exploitation Film Introduction Exploitation film is a type of cinema, often cheaply produced, that is designed to create a fast profit by refe...

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