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Fairbanks, Douglas

Tracey Goessel

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2016-08-30

Douglas FairbanksIntroductionDouglas Fairbanks (b. 1883–d. 1939) is primarily remembered today for his swashbuckling films of the 1920s, and, less oft...

Fan Studies

Henry Jenkins

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2012-08-29

Fan Studies Introduction Fan studies is a field of scholarly research focused on media fans and fan cultures. Fans might be broadly defined as...

Fantasy

David Butler

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2015-08-31

FantasyIntroductionFantasy films can be traced to the early years of film history and Georges Méliès, cinema’s first great fantasist, in particular. M...

Fellini, Federico

Peter Bondanella

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2012-05-23

Federico FelliniIntroductionFederico Fellini (20 January 1920–31 October 1993) was not only the most famous Italian director of the 20th century, but ...

Festivals

Marijke de Valck, Skadi Loist

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2013-01-28

Festivals Introduction Film festivals are a ubiquitous phenomenon. Estimates vary between five hundred and three thousand film festivals takin...

Film Aesthetics

Matthew Noble-Olson

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2016-09-28

Film AestheticsIntroductionAny consideration of aesthetics poses difficulties because of the ways the term has been used to designate particular objec...

Film and Literature

Lucy Fischer

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2016-06-28

Film and LiteratureIntroductionIn general, when scholars have considered the question of literature and film, they have conceived it in a rather narro...

Film Noir

William Luhr

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Film Noir Introduction Film noir emerged out of a nexus of American sociopolitical crises, including the Great Depression, World War II, and th...

Film Preservation and Restoration

Matthew Stoddard

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2018-09-25

Film Preservation and RestorationIntroductionAlthough their definitions continue to be debated, “film preservation” generally refers to the practices ...

Film Theory and Criticism, Science Fiction

Ritch Calvin

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2014-05-29

Science Fiction Film Theory and Criticism Introduction Defining science fiction is a difficult task. The origins of the term reside in the sci...

Film Theory Before 1945

Malcolm Turvey

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

Film Theory Before 1945 Introduction Film theory, defined broadly as any reflection on the nature and functions of cinema, appeared soon after...

Film Theory, Psychoanalytic

Todd McGowan

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Psychoanalytic Film Theory Introduction Psychoanalytic film theory occurred in two distinct waves. The first, beginning in the late 1960s and e...

Film, Historical

John Trafton

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2016-02-25

Historical FilmIntroductionFrom the advent of cinema to the present day, history has been brought to life on screen in many striking ways that have ad...

Finance Film, The

Constantin Parvulescu

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2018-08-28

The Finance FilmIntroductionCinematic representation of finance, financiers and financialization goes back to the early days of cinema in both Europe ...

Ford, John

Ross Schnioffsky, Richard Thompson

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2015-10-26

John Ford Introduction John Ford’s film career began with the earliest days of Hollywood silent filmmaking c. 1914 and continued until 1968, s...

French Cinema

Ginette Vincendeau

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

French CinemaIntroductionAs befits the country of the cinema’s official “birth,” France boasts a long tradition of writing on film. In the 1920s, avan...

Game of Thrones

Jeffrey Chown, Kate Mead

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2017-10-25

Game of ThronesIntroductionHit television shows over the last twenty years have inspired impressive amounts of academic inquiry, particularly The Sopr...

Gance, Abel

Paul Cuff

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2017-04-27

Abel GanceIntroductionAlthough Abel Gance (1889–1981) is now recognized as a major figure of early cinema, he often struggled to find acceptance of hi...

Gangster Films

Fran Mason

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2012-12-19

Gangster Films Introduction The study of gangster films extends back to the 1970s when the development of film studies as an academic discipli...

Garbo, Greta

Philip Hallman

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2015-03-30

Greta Garbo Introduction Greta Garbo (b. 1905–d. 1990) is arguably the most famous female movie star Hollywood produced during the late silent...

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