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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...

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...

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