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Film Genres of Alfred Hitchcock

Film Genres of Alfred Hitchcock. . Alfred Hitchcock is equally adept at the Gothic and Melodramatic genres and shows this in Rebecca ....

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The Romantic Comedy & the Crime Drama Genres

This paper examines two frequently used film genres, the romantic comedy and the crime drama, and compares and contrasts three films that combine these genres ....

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The Romantic Comedy and Crime Drama

This paper examines two frequently used film genres, the romantic comedy and the crime drama, and compares and contrasts three films that combine these genres ....

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Two Film Versions of Scarface

.... Thomas Schatz notes that film genres can be viewed as systems developed within the confines of commercial filmmaking to sell films as specific types for those ....

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Film Noir

One of the most potent film genres in terms of subsequent influence was the so-called film noir, so-called because no one making a film noir at the time of its ....

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Influence of Film Noir

One of the most potent film genres in terms of subsequent influence was the so-called film noir, so-called because no one making a film noir at the time of its ....

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Film Noir Film Genre

One of the most potent film genres in terms of subsequent influence was the so-called film noir, so-called because no one making a film noir at the time of its ....

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Dark Humor in "Little Miss Sunshine"

.... commented on the pervasiveness of death in dark comedies; as Wes D. Gehring observes, dark comedy easily represents "the most macabre of film genres." He later ....

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Films and Social Attitude

.... Thomas Schatz notes that film genres can be viewed as systems developed within the confines of commercial filmmaking to sell films as specific types for those ....

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Sexual Politics in Three Science Fiction Films

.... and interests of written science fiction, and indeed most filmed science fiction makes use of science fiction conventions to reshape other film genres in some ....

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The Gangster Film

.... 208210. Kaminsky, Stuart M. American Film Genres: Approaches to a Critical Theory of Popular Film. Dayton: Pflaume Publishing,1974. Overbey, David. ....

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Gangster Film Genre

.... 208210. Kaminsky, Stuart M. American Film Genres: Approaches to a Critical Theory of Popular Film. Dayton: Pflaume Publishing,1974. Overbey, David. ....

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Guns in Gangster Films

.... Thomas Schatz notes that film genres can be viewed as systems developed within the confines of commercial filmmaking to sell films as specific types for those ....

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Gangster and Western Film

.... how we watch a Western from any time period, and both the gangster film and the Western share the mantle of being essentially American genres--much imitated ....

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Mister Roberts

.... Generally speaking, film genres are commonly recognized groups of fictional films...that share settings, subjects, or events (Phillips 225). ....

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Black Films, Black Filmmakers Black films from the 1930s and 194

.... A viewing of a number of these films shows that while they reflected the power of white film genres to shape the nature of filmmaking so that many of these ....

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Tenets of the Romantic Comedy

.... Michael Hauge (2008, pp. 1-2) offers the following elements of romantic comedy that distinguish it from other film genres where the hero is concerned: . ....

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Romantic Comedies

.... There are other film genres and categories that also provide us with emotional release and appeal to those emotions and impulses that represent the best in ....

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Film Noir

.... makes use of many conventions drawn from the film noir, Cawelti is right to note that the film goes beyond this and indeed mixes genres and expectations so as ....

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America's Dominant Myths

.... This optimistic view of society was portrayed in Hollywood film genres such as musicals, romantic comedies, and sunny family dramas in which Lassie, or her ....

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Throne of Blood Akira Kurosawa's film Throne of Bl

.... Seven Samurai (1954). This film is another example of the circularity of film genres in the world cinema. Kurosawa was influenced ....

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Touch of Evil

.... chance. #3--1. Akira Kurosawa's Seven Samurai is an example of the circularity of film genres in the world cinema. Kurosawa was ....

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Akira Kurosawa's Seven Samurai

Akira Kurosawa's Seven Samurai. Akira Kurosawa's Seven Samurai is an example of the circularity of film genres in the world cinema. ....

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Seven Samurai & The Magnificent Seven

Seven Samurai & The Magnificent Seven. Akira Kurosawa's Seven Samurai is an example of the circularity of film genres in the world cinema. ....

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Samurai Code & the Code of the American West

Samurai Code & the Code of the American West. Akira Kurosawa's Seven Samurai is an example of the circularity of film genres in the world cinema. ....

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Princess Mononoke and Disney's Pocahontas: Both Provide an ...

.... an array of insights into the significant issues, dreams, and nightmares of the day" (8). Anime differs markedly from American film genres, especially the ....

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Books and Film

.... Girl with a Pearl Earring. London: Plume, 2001. Morrissette, Bruce. Novel and Film: Essays in Two Genres. Chicago: U of Chicago, 1986. Seger, Linda. ....

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Social Criticism in "Dead Presidents"

.... do trust their audience and allow that audience to find the connections between images in this film and generic images in earlier films and film genres as a ....

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Videotape Domestic Violence Proposal The project will be a ...

.... Western, Seven Samurai. This film is another example of the circularity of film genres in the world cinema. Kurosawa was influenced ....

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Manuel Puig & Kiss of the Spider Woman

.... Considering this film from the standpoint of its intertextuality, it is apparent that the film aligns with several different genres, at least in some degree ....

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