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Japanese Cinema

Scott Nygren

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Japanese Cinema Introduction Japanese film became a major area of English-language film study in the 1960s, after the publication of Anderson ...

Jazz Singer, The

Krin Gabbard

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

The Jazz Singer Introduction Although it was not the first film in which actors talked or made noise, The Jazz Singer radically hastened the en...

Jews in American Cinema and Media

Vincent Brook

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2016-11-28

Jews in American Cinema and MediaIntroductionThe outsized contribution of Jews to American entertainment precedes their rise to prominence in the Holl...

Keaton, Buster

Charles Wolfe

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

Buster Keaton Introduction The silent films of Buster Keaton (b. 1895–d. 1966) are among the most critically admired American motion pictures ...

King Kong

Fatimah Tobing Rony

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2014-09-29

King Kong Introduction When the fantasy/adventure movie King Kong, directed by Merian C. Cooper and Ernest B. Schoedsack, was released in 1933...

Korean Cinema

Kyu Hyun Kim

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2012-08-29

Korean Cinema Introduction The current surge of interest in Korean cinema is acknowledged to have been initiated by the international success ...

Kracauer, Siegfried

Johannes von Moltke

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2014-10-28

Siegfried Kracauer Introduction Siegfried Kracauer (b. 1889–d. 1960) was one of the preeminent film theorists and cultural critics of the 20th...

Kubrick, Stanley

Robert Kolker

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Stanley Kubrick Introduction Stanley Kubrick (b. 1928–d. 1999) was a singular American filmmaker, an artist who, starting in the 1960s, lived ...

Lang, Fritz

Kristin Hole, Philip Moore

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2021-04-21

Fritz LangIntroductionA visual artist who studied architecture, Viennese-born Fritz Lang (b. 1890–d. 1976) began his career as a scenarist for UFA bef...

Latin American Cinema

María Mercedes Vázquez Vázquez

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2017-10-25

Latin American CinemaIntroductionHow might the term “Latin American Cinema” be defined? The term is not exempt from controversy any more than the conc...

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, ...

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