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Pornography

Damon Young

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2012-08-29

Pornography Introduction Although not often included in standard histories of cinema, moving-image pornography has existed for as long as cine...

Postcolonial Theory in Film

Sandra Ponzanesi

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2018-02-22

Postcolonial Theory in FilmIntroductionPostcolonial theory has hardly been a defining paradigm in the field of film studies. Postcolonial theory origi...

Potter, Sally

Sophie Mayer

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2017-01-11

Sally PotterIntroductionSally Potter (UK, b. 1949) is the director of nine feature films (as of 2016), as well as a number of experimental short films...

Prime Time Drama

Amanda Lotz

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

Prime-Time Drama Introduction The category of prime-time drama varies based on content forms popular around the globe. The term “prime-time” d...

Psycho

Robert Kolker

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2013-01-28

Psycho Introduction Psycho (1960) is an endlessly intriguing film. At the height of his powers and having made his greatest film, Vertigo, two...

Queer Television

Hollis Griffin

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2019-03-27

Queer TelevisionIntroductionPeople use the term “queer television” to refer to a number of different things: representations of sexual minorities on t...

Queer Theory

Maria Pramaggiore

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2013-01-28

Queer Theory Introduction Queer Theory emerged from departments of literature, film, rhetoric, and critical studies in universities in the Uni...

Race and Cinema

Diane Negra, Zélie Asava

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2013-01-28

Race and Cinema Introduction Because of the influence that American cinema has had on ideas of race globally, both as film representations...

Radio and Sound Studies

Shawn VanCour

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2019-02-27

Radio and Sound StudiesIntroduction“Radio studies” is a relatively recent term used to signal the explosive growth in scholarship on the medium that h...

Ray, Nicholas

Steven Rybin, Will Scheibel

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2014-06-30

Nicholas Ray Introduction Nicholas Ray (1911–1979), the director of Rebel Without a Cause, Johnny Guitar, In a Lonely Place, and other Hollywo...

Ray, Satyajit

Chandak Sengoopta

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2017-07-26

Satyajit RayIntroductionAn economics graduate who trained in the graphic arts and was devoted as passionately to Western classical music as to cinema,...

Reality Television

Susan Murray

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Reality Television Introduction While we can locate the start of the most recent wave of American reality TV in the 2000–2001 season with the p...

Religion and Film

Terry Lindvall

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2013-11-27

Religion and Film Introduction In 1911 one of the earliest documents examining the nature and function of cinema came from the Reverend Herber...

Remakes, Sequels and Prequels

Lucy Mazdon

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2013-01-28

Remakes, Sequels, and Prequels Introduction Remakes, sequels, and prequels have long been prominent elements of Hollywood production. Since the...

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...

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