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Latina/o Americans in Film and Television

Mary Beltrán

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2014-08-26

Latina/O Americans in Film and Television Introduction Latino Americans, also termed Hispanics, as individuals with ancestry in the US Southwe...

Lee, Ang

Kin-Yan Szeto

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2016-04-28

Ang LeeIntroductionHaving garnered international acclaim for his work, the Taiwan-born Academy Award–winning director Ang Lee has found artistic and c...

Lee, Chang-dong

Marc Raymond

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2020-08-26

Lee Chang-dongIntroductionLee Chang-dong, born in 1954 in Daegu, South Korea, came to the cinema after a career writing fiction, wanting to reach a la...

Lee, Spike

Paula J. Massood

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Spike Lee Introduction Spike Lee burst onto the national and international film scenes in 1986, when his first feature, She’s Gotta Have It, wa...

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) Cinema

Niall Richardson, Jackson Nash

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) CinemaIntroductionMainstream cinema’s dominant subject has always been heterosexuality. Whether...

Lord of the Rings Trilogy, The

Kristin Thompson

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2014-01-13

The Lord of the Rings TrilogyIntroductionThe Lord of the Rings is one of the most successful and influential films ever made. Its three parts, release...

Los Angeles and Cinema

John Trafton

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2017-07-26

Los Angeles and CinemaIntroductionThis article discusses the history of cinema in Los Angeles and the complex relationship that American film has had ...

Lubitsch, Ernst

Ben Brewster, Lea Jacobs

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2016-02-25

Ernst LubitschIntroductionThe film director, and some-time actor, Ernst Lubitsch, was born in Berlin in 1892 and died in Los Angeles in 1947. During h...

Lumet, Sidney

Joanna E. Rapf

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2018-02-22

Sidney LumetIntroductionSidney Lumet (b. 1924–d. 2011) was adamantly anti-auteurist, always emphasizing the collaborative nature of making movies (he ...

Lupino, Ida

Jans Wager

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2016-10-27

Ida LupinoIntroductionIn 1950, the director and actor Ida Lupino (b. 1914, London, England–d. 1995, Los Angeles, California) became the second woman, ...

Lynch, David

Richard Martin

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2014-11-25

David Lynch Introduction David Lynch (b. 1946) is among the most significant filmmakers alive today, with a cultural influence stretching far ...

Mad Men

Gary Edgerton

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2020-10-28

Mad MenIntroductionOnce or twice a decade, a new television program comes along to capture and express the zeitgeist. Mad Men (2007–2015) was that sho...

Marker, Chris

Steven Jacobs, Sofie Verdoodt

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2013-11-27

Chris Marker Introduction Chris Marker is a pseudonym of Christian François Bouche-Villeneuve (b. 1921, Neuilly-sur-Seine, France–d. 2012, Par...

Martel, Lucrecia

Deborah Martin

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2020-02-26

Lucrecia MartelIntroductionLucrecia Martel (b. 1966) is one of the best-known contemporary Latin American filmmakers. She is an innovative stylist who...

Marxism

Chuck Kleinhans

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2015-07-28

Marxism Introduction Marxism is a philosophical and practical framework for analyzing and changing society that was developed from the ideas o...

Masculinity in Film

Mark Gallagher

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

Masculinity in Film Introduction In film studies as in other disciplines and in cultures at large, masculinity remains a contested category, t...

Media Ecology

Thom Gencarelli

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2021-10-27

Media EcologyIntroductionMedia ecology is a clearly defined branch of the field of media studies and, among scholars who define themselves as media ec...

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 ...

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