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Social Problem Films

Steven Doles

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2015-03-30

Social Problem Films Introduction Defined broadly, social problem films (sometimes called social-consciousness films, message movies, or other...

Soderbergh, Steven

Andrew deWaard

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2015-06-29

Steven Soderbergh Introduction Born in Atlanta, Georgia, on 14 January 1963, Steven Soderbergh is a unique and prolific American filmmaking ta...

Sound Design, Film

Laura Anderson

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2015-04-29

Film Sound DesignIntroductionSound design is a relatively recent term, first used to credit Walter Murch’s work on Francis Ford Coppola’s Apocalypse N...

Sound, Film

Paul Young

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2012-06-26

Film Sound Introduction Prior to the groundbreaking work by Rick Altman, John Belton, Michel Chion, Mary Ann Doane, Claudia Gorbman, Kaja Silv...

Spanish Cinema

Marvin D'Lugo

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2016-10-27

Spanish CinemaIntroductionFar overshadowed by the cultural dynamism of its neighbors and constrained by its own slow industrial underdevelopment, Spai...

Spanish-Language Television

Jillian Báez, Manuel Avilés-Santiago

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2016-08-30

Spanish-Language TelevisionIntroductionDuring the last decade, Spanish-language television has generated much interest among media scholars. The most ...

Spielberg, Steven

Frederick Wasser

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2014-09-29

Steven Spielberg Introduction Steven Spielberg is both a phenomenon and a film director. He is without comparison in American film history, co...

Sports and Media

David Rowe

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2015-04-29

Sports and Media Introduction Sports and media emerged as a significant object of scholarship and research in the mid-1980s and early 1990s, w...

Sports in Film

Aaron Baker

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2013-01-28

Sports in Film Introduction Since the start of the motion picture industry in the United States, sports have been a frequent subject for the m...

Stand-Up Comedians

Sean Springer

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2012-08-29

Stand-Up Comedians Introduction In the 1980s, American stand-up comedy boomed. Clubs opened in every major city, cable television showcased bu...

Star Trek

Daniel Bernardi, Michael Green

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Star Trek Introduction Few popular narratives in recent history have generated as much cultural material as Star Trek: six television series an...

Star Wars

William Brooker, Davina Quinlivan

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Star Wars Introduction The Star Wars saga consists of six feature films, divided into two trilogies (the Original Trilogy and, later, the Prequ...

Stardom

Elena D’Amelio

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2013-01-28

Stardom Introduction Although fascination with the film star dates back as far as Béla Balázs’s The Visible Man (1924), the study of stars and...

Stop-Motion Animation

Andrea Comiskey

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2018-10-25

Stop-Motion AnimationIntroductionScholarship on animation frequently centers on drawn (and especially cel) animation and its computer-generated (CG) p...

Sturges, Preston

Jeff Jaeckle

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2016-01-21

Preston SturgesIntroductionPreston Sturges has long been a study in contrasts, inspiring highly divergent characterizations such as genius and fluke, ...

Surrealism and Film

Robin Walz

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2012-12-19

Surrealism and Film Introduction Affinities between surrealism and film have been noted since the beginning of the surrealist movement in the ...

Taiwanese Cinema

James Udden

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2017-03-30

Taiwanese CinemaIntroductionLike the island itself, the cinema of Taiwan has always been in a perpetual state of liminality. Taiwan was a Japanese col...

Talk Shows

Helen Wood, Jilly Kay

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2015-05-29

Talk Shows Introduction The television talk show phenomenon took hold in the 1990s particularly in Western countries, but it has its precedent...

Tarantino, Quentin

Lisa Coulthard

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2012-08-29

Quentin TarantinoIntroductionBursting on the scene with the controversial Reservoir Dogs (1992), Quentin Tarantino has become known for a particular b...

Tarkovsky, Andrei

Robert Bird

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

Andrei Tarkovsky Introduction Andrei Tarkovsky (b. 1932–d. 1986) was the most important director in postwar Soviet art cinema and one of the m...

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