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...In the first decades of the twentieth century, cinema was not clearly separated from preexisting theatrical entertainment in Japan, namely kabuki (stage drama popularized in seventeenth-century Japan, performed in stylized singing...
...Since the advent of the motion picture in the late nineteenth century, Hong Kong has been enmeshed in a global network spanning Europe, Asia, and the Americas as well as Africa and Oceania. The Lumière Brothers sent its globe-trotting crew...
...To try and describe contemporary American documentary, as this essay intends to do, is an attempt to hit three relatively amorphous and ill-defined moving targets at once. “Contemporary” would seem to imply recently released films...
...Introduction Film “stars” have been the primary currency through which the Hollywood film industry has produced, distributed, and exhibited their films throughout the world. From Florence Lawrence—the so-called “first” movie star...
...Technicolor is one of the most recognizable brand names in cinema history. Thanks to a complex array of technical, economic, and stylistic strategies, Technicolor helped shape the look and success of color motion pictures in Hollywood....
...There are more World War II films—features and shorts, fictional and documentary, theatrical and nontheatrical—than there are films about any other American military conflict. For reasons both ideological (preparing Americans to mobilize...

Stanley Kubrick’s Cinema of Failure

Maria Pramaggiore

Maria Pramaggiore is Head of Media Studies at the National University of Ireland at Maynooth. She has published four books, two on Irish cinema, and one a co-authored textbook, Film: A Critical Introduction (2011; with Tom Wallis), now in its third edition. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...Stanley Kubrick (1928–99) is frequently lauded as one of the most influential US filmmakers of the twentieth century. Revered by film directors from Steven Spielberg, Paul Thomas Anderson, and Christopher Nolan to George Romero and Akira...