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Varda, Agnès

Sarah Cooper

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Agnès VardaIntroductionAgnès Varda (b. 1928, Ixelles, Belgium) is without doubt the most significant woman director in the history of French cinema. K...

Vertigo

Susan White

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2012-10-25

Vertigo Introduction Alfred Hitchcock made Vertigo during an especially creative period of 1958–1960, when he released three historic films, V...

Vertov, Dziga

Alla Gadassik

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2015-03-10

Dziga Vertov Introduction Dziga Vertov (b. 1896, Bialystok, Russian Empire–d. 1954, Moscow, USSR) was a pioneering Soviet filmmaker, whose fil...

Video and Computer Games

Raiford Guins, Laine Nooney

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Video and Computer Games Introduction It almost goes without saying that video games have made a profound impact across culture and society. Ac...

Video Installation

Johanna Gosse

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2020-02-26

Video InstallationIntroductionWhile at first, “video installation” would seem to refer to a particular medium and mode of display, in practice, the te...

Violence and Cinema

Hilary Neroni

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2012-07-24

Violence and Cinema Introduction Originally, studies on violence in the cinema were connected to particular genres or filmmakers. This scholar...

Virtual Reality

Miriam Ross

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2021-02-24

Virtual RealityIntroductionThe early 20th century saw the coalescence of several representation technologies: moving-image photography, audio recordin...

Visconti, Luchino

Brendan Hennessey

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2020-04-22

Luchino ViscontiIntroductionLuchino Visconti (b. 1906–d. 1976) was one of Italy’s foremost directors of cinema, theater, and opera. A cultural figureh...

Von Sternberg, Josef

Gaylyn Studlar

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

Josef Von Sternberg Introduction Born in Vienna, Austria in 1894 of working-class Jewish parents, Jonas Stern’s downtrodden young life did not...

Von Stroheim, Erich

Fanny Lignon

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2013-01-28

Erich Von StroheimIntroductionAustrian-born Erich von Stroheim (b. 1885–d. 1957) is one of the greatest directors of the American silent movie era. Ev...

von Trier, Lars

Caroline Bainbridge

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2015-03-30

Lars Von Trier Introduction Lars von Trier has attracted a great deal of critical commentary since the release of his first feature film, The ...

War Film

Robert Eberwein

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2012-08-29

War FilmIntroductionWar films first appeared in 1898, a few years after the birth of the motion picture. Their subject was the Spanish-American War, w...

Warhol, The Films of Andy

J. J. Murphy

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2015-01-15

The Films of Andy Warhol Introduction Andy Warhol (b. 1928–d. 1987) began making films in 1963, at the height of his success as a painter and ...

Wayne, John

Ross Schnioffsky, Richard Thompson

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2013-01-28

John Wayne Introduction John Wayne’s film career began in Hollywood silent films in the late 1920s and, in one sense, ended in 1976—a half-cen...

Weerasethakul, Apichatpong

Chairat Polmuk

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2018-01-11

Apichatpong WeerasethakulIntroductionApichatpong Weerasethakul (b. 1970) is an independent Thai filmmaker whose Palme d’Or winning film, Uncle Boonmee...

Weir, Peter

Marek Haltof

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2017-04-27

Peter WeirIntroductionPeter Weir’s name is usually inseparable from the Australian film renaissance of the 1970s. His second feature film, Picnic at H...

Welles, Orson

Donald F. Larsson

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2012-12-19

Orson Welles Introduction The artistry of Orson Welles (b. 1915–d. 1985) can be difficult to disentangle from his own celebrity and notoriety....

Whedon, Joss

Don Macnaughtan

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2015-10-26

Joss WhedonIntroductionJoss Whedon (b. 1964) is primarily a television and movie screenwriter, and he is also a director, producer, comic book writer,...

Whiteness

Daniel Bernardi, Michael Green

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2014-09-29

Whiteness Introduction Notions of whiteness as race and ethnicity have existed in intellectual and political discourses since at least the sta...

Wilder, Billy

Nancy E. Friedland, Ila Tyagi

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2014-06-30

Billy Wilder Introduction Billy Wilder (b. 1906–d. 2002) was a writer-director who was responsible for many classics of the Hollywood studio e...

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