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Renoir, Jean

Chris Faulkner

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2017-05-24

Jean RenoirIntroductionFew filmmakers are more world renowned than Jean Renoir (b. 1894–d. 1979), who directed thirty-seven films in five countries an...

Repo Man

D. Harlan Wilson

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2018-07-24

Repo ManIntroductionRepo Man (written and directed by Alex Cox, Edge City/Universal, 1984) is among the most renowned cult films of the 1980s, and it ...

Resnais, Alain

Maria Flood

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2018-06-27

Alain ResnaisIntroductionAlain Resnais (b. 1922–d. 2014), born in Vannes, France, is one of the great cinematic innovators of the 20th and 21st centur...

Romanian Cinema

Constantin Parvulescu

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2015-01-15

Romanian CinemaIntroductionUntil the second decade of the 21st century, scholarship on Romanian film has been written almost exclusively in Romanian. ...

Romantic Comedy, American

Leger Grindon

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2012-07-24

American Romantic Comedy Introduction Romantic comedies, from classics such as Trouble in Paradise (1932) to 21st-century hits like Knocked Up

Rossellini, Roberto

Sidney Gottlieb

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

Roberto Rossellini Introduction Perhaps a good way to capture Roberto Rossellini’s (b. 1906–d. 1977) protean creativity and deep and ongoing i...

Russian Cinema

Birgit Beumers

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

Russian CinemaIntroductionWhile Soviet and Russian cinema was rather understudied until the collapse of the USSR, since the early 1990s there has been...

Saturday Night Live

Peter Kunze

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2020-07-29

Saturday Night LiveIntroductionSince the 1970s, Saturday Night Live has proven itself to be one of television’s most influential programs. Lorne Micha...

Scandinavian Cinema

Anders Marklund, Kimmo Laine

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2017-07-26

Scandinavian CinemaIntroductionThis bibliography covers the cinemas of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden. These are usually called the Nor...

Scorsese, Martin

Marc Raymond

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2019-08-28

Martin ScorseseIntroductionMartin Scorsese’s name has come to symbolize many broad ideas over the past few decades, to the point where he is no longer...

Searchers, The

Gaylyn Studlar

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

The Searchers Introduction Since the 1970s, The Searchers, directed by John Ford, has become one of the most discussed films of 1950s US cinem...

Sennett, Mack

Hilde D'haeyere

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2015-11-30

Mack Sennett Introduction Mack Sennett (b. 1880–d. 1960), is a Canadian-born actor, director, and producer who headed two of the most influent...

Sesame Street

Kathryn Ostrofsky

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2018-11-29

Sesame StreetIntroductionSince its 1969 premiere, Sesame Street has become one of the most iconic programs in television history. Through its forty-ei...

Shakespeare on Film

Russell Jackson

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2017-04-27

Shakespeare on FilmIntroductionIn the 1980s the study of cinema adaptations of Shakespeare was transformed by the advent of domestic video recording a...

Silent Film

Donna Kornhaber

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2017-03-30

Silent FilmIntroductionThe era of silent film encompasses the thirty-five-year span between the initial development of film technology around 1894 and...

Simpsons, The

Matthew A. Henry

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2015-06-29

The Simpsons Introduction Few television programs have had both the popularity and longevity of The Simpsons. The Simpsons premiered on FOX Te...

Singin’ in the Rain

Jerome Delamater

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2014-11-25

Singin’ in the RainIntroductionCalled by conductor and composer André Previn, and by many others echoing him, “the best musical ever made,” Singin’ in...

Sirk, Douglas

Will Scheibel

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2016-02-25

Douglas SirkIntroductionThe reputation of German director Douglas Sirk (1897–1987) rests on Hollywood films he made in the mid- to late 1950s that hav...

Soap Operas

Abigail De Kosnik, Sam Ford

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2014-04-28

Soap Operas Introduction This bibliography on “soap operas” focuses on US daytime serial dramas, which are distinct from other national soap o...

Social Class

Erica Levin

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2015-06-29

Social Class Introduction In contemporary film studies, the term class often appears as part of the trio of terms race/class/gender. Attention...

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