Table of Contents

Films Shown in and out of Class

Student Essays on Films
Film Summaries, Film Casts, Film Makers on
All the President's Men (1976) directed by Alan J. Paluka
Pedro Almodóvar
Amadeus (1984) directed by Milos Foreman
American Beauty (1994) directed by Sam Mendes
Apocalypse Now (1979) Francis Ford Coppola
Babel (2006) directed by Alejandro González Iñáitu
La Belle et la Bête (The Beauty and the Beast) (1946) directed by Jean Cocteau
The Birth of a Nation (1915) directed by D. W. Griffith
Blade (1978) directed by Stephen Norrington
Blazing Saddles (1974) directed by Mel Brooks
Blood Diamond (2006) directed by Edward Zwick
Bonnie and Clyde (1967) directed by Arthur Penn
Marlon Brando
Brazil (1985) directed by Terry Gilliam
Brokeback Mountain (2005) directed by Ang Lee
Bronenosets Potyomkin (Battleship Potemkin) (1925) co-directed by Sergei M. Eisenstein & Grigori Aleksandrov
Caddyshack (1980) directed by Harold Ramis
Catch Me if You Can (2002) directed by Steven Spielberg
Charlie Chaplin
Un chien andalou (An Andalusian Dog) (1929) directed by Luis Buñuel
Cinderella Man (2005) directed by Ron Howard
Citizen Kane (1941) directed by Orson Welles
Close Encounters (1977) directed by Steven Spielberg
Color and Sound
Cool Hand Luke (1967) Stuart Rosenberg
Courage under Fire (1996) directed by Edward Zwick
Crash (2004) directed by Paul Haggis
David Croneberg
Tom Cruise
Curious George (2006) directed by Matthew O'Callaghan
Dead Poets Society (1989) directed by Peter Weir
Leo DiCaprio
Domino (2005) directed by Tony Scott
Down with Love (2003) directed by Peyton Reed
The Dreamers (2003) directed by Bernardo Bertolucci
Dr. Strangelove, Or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love The Bomb (1963) directed by Stanley Kubrick
Akira Kurosawa
Duck Soup (1933) directed by Leo McCarey
Easy Rider (1969) directed by Dennis Hopper
8 1/2 (1963) directed by Federico Fellini
Elizabethtown (2005) directed by Cameron Crowe
Erin Brockovich (2000) directed by Steven Soderberg
Evil Dead (1979) directed by Sam Raimi
The Exorcist (1973) directed by William Friedkin
The Fog of War (2003) directed by Errol Morris
Forrest Gump (1994) directed by Robert Zemeckis
The French Connection (1971) directed by William Friedkin
The Gangs of New York (2002) directed by Martin Scorsese
Gertie the Dinosaur (1914) directed by Winsor McCay
Gladiator (2004) directed by Ridley Scott
The Glory Road (2006 ) directed by James Gartner
The Gold Rush (1925) directed by Charlie Chaplin
Gone with the Wind (1939) directed by Victor Fleming
Good Morning Vietnam (1987) directed by Barry Levinson
Good Night and Good Luck (2005) directed by George Clooney
Good Will Hunting (1997) directed by Gus Van Sant
The Graduate (1967) directed by Mike Nichols
Greed (1924) directed by Erich von Stroheim
D. W. Griffith
Halloween (1978) directed by John Carpenter
Tom Hanks
Harold and Maude (1971) directed by Colin Higgins
Harry Potter (2001, 2004) directed by Chris Columbus, (2005) by Alfonso Cuarón;
High Noon (1950) directed by Fred Fred Zinnemann
Alfred Hitchcock
Hollywood Film Studios
An Inconvenient Truth (2006) directed by David Guggenheim
Industrial Light and Magic
Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956) directed by Don Siegel
Jaws (1975) directed by Steven Spieberg
Jesus Camp (2006) directed by Heidi Ewing & Rachel Grady
Joy Luck Club (1993) directed by Wayne Wang
Jump Cuts
Jurassic Park (1993) directed by Steven Spielberg
Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (1993) directed by Quentin Tarantino (2004)
King Kong (1933) directed by Merian C. Cooper & Ernest B. Schoedsack
King Kong (1976) directed by John Guillermin
King Kong (2005) directed by Peter Jackson
Stanley Kubrick
Akira Kurosawa
Labyrinth (1986), directed by Jim Henson
The Last Samauri (2003), directed by Edward Swick
Legends of the Fall (1994), directed by Edward Zwick
Un long dimanche de de fiançailles (A Very Long Engagement) (2004) directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet
Loose Change (2006) directed by Dylan Avery
Lord of the Rings (2001, 2003, 2005) directed by Peter Jackson
Magnificent Seven (1960) directed by John Sturges
The Man with the Golden Arm (1956) directed by Otto Preminger
Marie Antoinette (2006) directed by Sofia Coppola
Penny Marshall
Memoirs of a Geisha (2005) directed by Rob Marshall
Metropolis (1925), directed by Fritz Lang
Mission Impossible II (2006) directed by John Woo
Monty Python Flying Circus Selected Skits (1969-74) directed by Ian McNaughton
Michael Moore
Motorcycle Diaries (2004) directed by Walter Salles
Naked Lunch(1991) directed by David Croneberg
Napoléon excerpts (1927) directed by Abel Gance
Natural Born Killers (1994) directed by Oliver Stone
Night of the Living Dead (1968) directed by George A. Romero
Nosferatu, eine Symphonie des Grauens (Nosferatu, a Symphony of the Horrors) (1922) directed by F. W. Murnau
Notorious (1946) directed by Alfred Hitchcock
On the Waterfront (1954) directed by Elia Kazan
Ostre sledované vlaky (Closely Watched Trains) (1966) directed by Jirí Menzel
Patch Adams (1998) directed by Tom Shadyac
Pearl Harbor (2001) directed by Michael Bay
Phantom of the Opera (2004) directed by Andrew Lloyd Webber
Psycho 1960) directed by Alfred Hitchcock
Vsevolod Pudovkin
Pulp Fiction (1994) directed by Quentin Tarantino
Raging Bull (1980) directed by Martin Scorsese
Rashômon (1950) directed by Akira Kurosawa
Rear Window (1954) directed by Alfred Hitchcock
Rebel without a Cause (1955) directed by Nicholar Ray
The Red Violin (1998) directed by Fran篩s Girard
Remember the Titans (2000) directed by Boaz Yakin
Rent (2005) directed by Chris Columbus
Road to Perdition (2002) directed by Sam Mendes
Saving Private Ryan (1998) directed by Steven Spielberg
Scarface (1983) directed by Brian de Palma
Schindler's List (1993) directed by Steven Spielberg
Science Fiction
Scotland, PA (2001) directed by Billy Morrissette
Ridley Scott
Scream (1996) directed by Wes Craven
Seven Samurai (1954) directed by Akira Kurosawa
Silent Movies
Singin' in the Rain (1952) directed by Stanley Donen and Gene Kelly
The Societé Film d'Art

Something's Gotta Give (2003) directed by Nancy Meyers
Special Effects
Star Wars (1977) directed by George Lucas
The Stepford Wives (1975) directed by Byron Forbes Mendes
Stop Motion
A Streetcar Named Desire (1951) directed by Elia Kazan
Super Size Me (2004), directed by Morgan Spurlock
Quentin Tarrantino
Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991) directed by James Cameron
Titanic (1997) directed by James Cameron
Tombstone (1993) directed by George P. Cosmatos
Toy Story (2005) directed by John Lasseter
2001: Space Odyssey (1968) directed by Stanley Kubrick
Wal-Mart: The High Cost of Low Price (2005), directed by Robert Greenwald
Orson Welles
What Dreams May Come (1998) directed by Vincent Ward
Wild at Heart (1990) directed by David Lynch
Wizard of Oz (1939) directed by Victor Fleming
John Woo and Hong Kong New Wave
Glossary of Film Terms

Cinema Displaying Cultures [Battleship Potemkin, The Birth of a Nation, Lost in Translation, Seven Samurai]
..James Amundson
Influential but Still Entertaining [Bonnie and Clyde, Citizen Kane, Duck Soup, High Noon, Rashômon, The Searchers, Seven Samurai]
..James Amundson
The BBC: Owning Boardwalk and Park Place [Bridget Jones Diary, Matchpoint, Miss Potter, Snatch, Starter for Ten]
..A. J. Casey
The Institute of Contemporary Arts: A Memorable Experience [Casablanca, The Departed, The Holiday, Soundproof, Streetcar Named Desire]
..A. J. Casey
It's Just Different [Bridget Jones Diary, The History Boys, Notting Hill, The Queen]
..A. J. Casey (Global Cinema)
Global Cinema: A Shadow of Culture [The Blood of the Yingzhou District, Bridget Jones's Diary, The Dreamers, Elizabeth, Miss Potter, Nosferatu, The Third Man] (Global Cinema)
..A. J. Casey
The Influence the World of Cinema Has on U.S. Society [The Birth of a Nation, The Matrix]
..Toya Combs
Learning from a Country's Films [Bonnie and Clyde, The Birth of a Nation, Ostre sledované vlaky, Rashômon]
..Gina Fielder
What We Can Learn From Film [Down with Love, Invasion of the Body Snatchers, The Wizard of Oz]
..Randi Gilstrap
Three Important Movies in Cinematic History [Bonnie and Clyde, The French Connection, King Kong, and High Noon]
..Taylor Johnson
A Trio of Significant Movies [Birth of a Nation, Citizen Kane, and Duck Soup]
.. Jacqueline Jordan
What I Learned from the Movies [The Birth of a Nation, Citizen Kane, High Noon, Invasion of the Body Snatchers, King Kong (1933)]
..Megan Locke
The Importance of Tying Everything Together in a Film [Chicago, Citizen Kane, King Kong (1933) Invasion of the Body Snatchers]
..Michelle Maden
Why Study Cinematic History? [Birth of a Nation, Citizen Kane, Gold Rush, Greed, King Kong]
..Susan Marinoff
Reflections of Cinema
..Travis J. Martin
Connecting with an Audience [ Harry Potter, Marie Antoinette, Nosferatu, Psycho, Saving Private Ryan, Star Wars, What Dreams May Come]
..Kimberly Marx
My Movie History: The Effects and Influence of a Cinema Course [The Birds, Citizen Kane, Gladiator, King Kong (1933), Notorious, Dr. Zhivago]
..Eric Morris
Influencing through the Decades [Blood Diamond, The Departed, Gone with the Wind, King Kong) (1933), Monster, Titanic]
Jaclyn Ramage
The Most and Least Valuable
..Jamie Scaggs
The Pioneers of Film[La Belle et La Bête, Birth of a Nation,Citizen Kane, City Lights, King Kong (1933), Modern Times, North by Northwest, Psycho]
..Susie Shircliff
Table of Contents--Introductions

All the President's Men--Good Night and Good Luck
Table of Contents--All the President's Men

Pedro Almod󶡲
Table of Contents--Pedro Almodóvar

Table of Contents--Amadeus

American Beauty
Table of Contents--American Beauty

Table of Contents--Animation

Apocalypse Now
Table of Contents--Apocalypse Now

The Art of Combining Time
..Taylor Sutton
Table of Contents--Babel

La Belle et la Bête (The Beauty and the Beast)
Beastly Appearances
..Sarah Ellegood
A Cat's Love Story
..Susan Marinoff
Table of Contents--La Belle et la Bête (The Beauty and the Beast)

Real People, Real Stories: The Biographical Film Genre
..Tara Wagner
Table of Contents--Biography

The Birth of a Nation
(See also Introductions.)
A Film Most People Love to Hate
..Rebecca Cripps
A Race Misrepresented
..Sarah Ellegood
The Influence of The Birth of a Nation
Birth of a Nation--Bonnie and Clyde
Left Speechless
..Jacklyn Ramage
Birth of a Nation to Bonnie and Clyde: Creating Controversy in the History of Cinema
..Jamie Scaggs
..Megan Locke
From Beginning to End: Birth of a Nation to Bonnie and Clyde
..Stephanie Utley
The Birth of a Nation--Gone With the Wind
The Birth of a Nation versus Gone with the Wind
..Stephanie Utley
The Birth of a Nation--Greed
What a Difference Nine Years Make
..Paulina Combow
The Birth of a Nation--King Kong
A Broad Spectrum of History
..Pauline Combow
The Birth of a Nation--Nosferatu
The Movie I Could Not Live Without and the Movie I Could Not Live Through
.Sarah Ellgood
Cinematic Glimpses into Other Worlds
..Jacqueline Jordan
Table of Contents--The Birth of a Nation

Nosferatu versus Blade
..Joseph Stone
Table of Contents--Blade

Blazing Saddles
(See also Bonnie and Clyde).
Table of Contents--Blazing Saddles

Blood Diamond
History of Blood Diamonds
..Jaclyn Ramage
Table of Contents--Blood Diamond

Bonnie and Clyde
(See also Introductions.)
A New Wave Gangster Film
..Brent Bauscher
Siding with Murderous Bank Robbers
..Samantha Bottoms
The Original Gangster
..Sam Jackson
Bonnie and Clyde told by Flatt and Scruggs
..Susie Shircliff
Bonnie and Clyde: Robbing Banks and Stealing Our Hearts
..Tara Wagner
Table of Contents?-Bonnie and Clyde

Marlon Brando
Table of Contents?-Marlon Brando

Based on a True Story
..Brant Veal
Table of Contents--Braveheart

(See also Science Fiction.)
Table of Contents?-Brazil

Brokeback Mountain
Table of Contents?-Brokeback Mountain

Bronenosets Potyomkin
Table of Contents--Bronenosets Potyomkin (Battleship Potemkin)

(See also Duck Soup.)
From Soup to Golf
..Corey McBee
Table of Contents--Caddyshack

The Fine Art of Manipulation
..Erin Lane
Anamorphic Widescreen
..Justin Wylie
Table of Contents--Cameras

Catch Me if You Can
Table of Contents--Catch Me if You Can

Charlie Chaplin
Charlie Chaplin: The Most Significant Contributor to Cinema
..Kimberly Griffin
Chaplin--The Most Enjoyable Mime to Listen to
..Susie Shircliff
Charlie Chaplin and Duck Soup
Seriously Funny: Comedy of Chaplin and the Marx Brothers
..Megan Locke
Table of Contents--Charlie Chaplin

Un chien andalou (An Andalusian Dog)
(See also Introductions.)
Table of Contents--Un chien andalou (An Andalusian Dog)

(See also Introductions.)
Chicago: A Musical Phenomenon
..Michelle Maden
Table of Contents_Chicago
Cinderella Man
Table of Contents--Cinderella Mane

Citizen Kane
(See also Introductions and Special Effects.)
Citizen Kane: The Poet's Eye
..A. J. Casey
Citizen Kane: American Dream=Happiness?
..Michelle Maden
Brilliant Orson Welles
..Susan Marinoff
A Revolt Against Fear Mongerers
..Taylor Sutton
Citizen Kane and 8 1/2
Kane and Guido--The Brats of Cinema
..Susie Shirclif
Citizen Kane and Pulp Fiction
Pulp Fiction and Citizen Kane: A Study of Character Redemption and Artistic Structural Advances
..Taylor Sutton
Table of Contents--Citizen Kane

Close Encounters of the Third Kind
Table of Contents--Close Encounters of the Third Kind
(See also Special Effects.)

The Development of Color
..Stephanie Utley
Table of Contents--Color

Color and Sound
Table of Contents--Color and Sound

Comedy in the Cinema [Dr. Strangelove; or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb, Duck Soup, Gold Rush, How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days, It Happened One Night, Monty Python?s Life of Brian, Spaceballs, When Harry Met Sally, You?ve Got Mail]
..Megan Locke
The Birth of Slapstick Comedy [The Bank, Charlie Chaplin, City Lights, The Gold Rush, The Kid, Making a Living, Modern Times, A Night at the Show, The Kid, Mack Sennett, The Tramp, The Kid, A Woman of Paris, Work ]
..Susan Marinoff
Comedy: Evolution? [Eddie Murphy,The Odd Couple, Adam Sandler, Thank You for Smoking, Zoolander]
..Eric Morris
From Pie in the Face to Pie in the Crotch?A History of the Comedy Genre [American Pie, The Birdcage, Charlie Chaplin, Duck Soup, The Gold Rush, Heathers, Marx Brothers, Mack Sennett]
..Tara Wagner
Table of Contents--Comedy

Cool Hand Luke
Table of Contents--Cool Hand Luke

Courage under Fire--Rashômon
Table of Contents--Courage under Fire

Table of Contents--Crash

David Cronenberg
Table of Contents--David Croneberg

D. W. Griffith
D. W. Griffith the Natural Film Maker [The Birth of a Nation, Man's Genesis]
..Dana Kennemore
Table of Contents--D. W. Griffith

D. W. Griffith Fallen and Can't Get Up
..A. J. Casey
Tom Cruise and Tom Hanks
Table of Contents--Tom Cruise

Table of Contents--Culture

Curious George
Table of Contents--Curious George

Dead Poets Society
Film Techniques and the Use of Symbolism: Dead Poets Society
..Tara Wagner
Table of Contents--Dead Poets Society

Leo DiCaprio
History of Cinema--Leo: Back to Basics [The Aviator, The Basketball Diaries, Catch Me if You Can, The Departed, The Man in the Iron Mask, Romeo and Julietand in Titanic, What's Eating Gilbert Grape].
..A. J. Casey
Table of Contents--Leo DiCaprio

Table of Contents--Domino

Down with Love
(See also Introductions.)
Table of Contents--Down with Love

The Dreamers
Table of Contents--The Dreamers

The Dreamers: An Inspiration>
..A. J. Casey
Dr. Strangelove, Or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love The Bomb
Table of Contents--Dr. Strangelove, Or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love The Bomb

Duck Soup
(See also Caddyshack.)
Soup with a Dash of Humor
..Rebecca Cripps
See Charlie Chaplin
Duck Soup--King Kong
Why the U.S. Sent Back the Duck Soup and Ordered the King Kong
Table of Contents--Duck Soup

Easy Rider
Table of Contents--Easy Rider

The Importance of Editing in the Cinema
..Justin Wylie
Table of Contents--Editing

8 1/2
(See also Citizen Kane.)
Table of Contents--8 1/2

Table of Contents--Elizabethtown

Erin Brockovich
Table of Contents--Erin Brockovich

The Evil Dead
Cinema: Behind the Scenes How One Movie Can Change A Lot
..Brant Veal
Table of Contents--The Evil Dead

The Exorcist
Exorcising Hollywood's Demons
..Joseph Stone
Table of Contents--The Exorcist

The Fog of War
The Complexity of Strategy: The Fog of War
..Taylor Sutton
Table of Contents--The Fog of War

Forrest Gump
(See also Introductions.)
Superimposed History
..Brent Bauscher
Table of Contents--Forrest Gump

The French Connection
(See also Introductions.)
Table of Contents--The French Connection

The French Connection
(See also Introductions.)
Table of Contents--The French Connection

The Gangs of New York
The Gangs of New York: A Big Apple Massacre
..Jaclyn Ramage
Table of Contents--The Gangs of New York:

Gertie the Dinosaur
(See also Special Efects.)
Table of Contents--Gertie the Dinosaur

Reminiscent of a Grand Spectacle
Eric Morris
Table of Contents--Gladiator

The Glory Road
Table of Contents--Glory Road

The Gold Rush
The Influence of Past on Future
..Rebecca Cripps
Table of Contents--The Gold Rush

Gone With the Wind
(See also Introductions and The Birth of a Nation.)
Table of Contents--Gone With the Wind

Good Morning Vietnam
Good Morning Vietnam: A Satirical Comedy
..Rockelle Gray
Table of Contents-Good Morning Vietnam

Good Night and Good Luck
Table of Contents--Good Night and Good Luck

Good Will Hunting
Good Will Hunting: Containing a Great Speech
Table of Contents--Good Will Hunting

The Graduate
Table of Contents--The Graduate

(See also The Birth of a Nation.)
With Time Sin Conquers All
..Rebecca Cripps
Table of Contents--Greed

The Devil's Eyes
..Joseph Stone
Halloween: Redefining the Horror Experience
..Stephanie Utley
Table of Contents--Halloween

Tom Hanks
Table of Contents--Tom Hanks

Harold and Maude
Purpose and Implication Shaking Things Up: Harold and Maude
..J. Casey
Table of Contents--Harold and Maude

Harry Potter
Table of Contents--Harry Potter

High Noon
(See also Introductions.)
Reality of Films
..Rebecca Cripps
High Noon: An Unusual Western
..Michelle Maden
Table of Contents--High Noon

Alfred Hitchcock
Table of Contents--Alfred Hitchcock

Hollywood Film Studios
Hollywood Film Studios in the Twenties
..Susan Marinoff
Table of Contents--Hollywood Film Studios

Horror Films: Scaring Our Pants off since 1895
..Patricia Combow
The Rise of the Horror Genre
..Joseph Stone
Table of Contents--Horror

An Inconvenient Truth
An Inconvenient Truth: A Most Convenient Documentary
..Pauline Combow
Table of Contents--An Inconvenient Truth

Industrial Light and Magic
The Impact of Industrial Light and Magic on Film
..Justin Wylie
Table of Contents--Industrial Light and Magic

Invasion of the Body Snatchers
(See also Introductions.)
Invasion: Aliens or Communists?
..Megan Locke
Invasion of the Body Snatchers: A Movie for Its Own Time
..Michelle Maden
Table of Contents--Invasion of the Body Snatchers

Table of Contents--Jaws

Jesus Camp
Jesus Camp: Belief or Brainwash
..Taylor Sutton
Table of Contents--Jesus Camp

Joy Luck Club
Blending Two Cultures Onscreen: The Joy Luck Club
..Tara Wagner
Table of Contents--Joy Luck Club

Jump Cuts
Table of Contents--Jump Cuts

Jurassic Park
(See also Science Fiction and Special Effects.)
Table of Contents--Jurassic Park

Kill Bill: Vol. 2
More Brilliant Revenge
..Samantha Bottoms
Table of Contents-- Kill Bill: Vol. 2

King Kong (1933)
(See also Introductions, The Birth of a Nation, Duck Soup, and Special Effects.)
King Kong: American Giant?
..Megan Locke
Table of Contents--King Kong (1933)

King Kong (1976)
King Kong (1933) versus King Kong (1976) versus King Kong (2005)
The Historical Significance of Kong
..Brad Galloway
Table of Contents--King Kong (1976)

King Kong (2005)
King Kong (1933) versus King Kong (2005)
Biological and Natural: King Kong
..Eric Morris
Table of Contents--King Kong (2005)

Stanley Kubrick
(See also Dr. Strangelove.)
Table of Contents--Stanley Kubrick

Akira Kurosawa
(See also Special Effects and Star Wars.)
Table of Contents--Akira Kurosawa

Table of Contents--Labyrinth

The Last Samurai
Table of Contents--The Last Samurai

Legends of the Fall
Table of Contents--Legends of the Fall

Un long dimanche de de fiançailles (A Very Long Engagement
Table of Contents--Un long dimanche de fiançailles (A Very Long Engagement)

Loose Change
Table of Contents--Loose Change

Lord of the Rings
The Amazing Effect of The Lord of the Rings on New Zealand
..Justin Wylie
Table of Contents--Lord of the Rings

Magnificent Seven
The Seven Samurai and the Magnificent Seven
..Justin Wylie
Table of Contents--Magnificent Seven

The Man with the Golden Arm
The Man with the Golden Arm: A Golden Movie
..Pauline Combow
Table of Contents--The Man with the Golden Arm

Marie Antoinette
(See also Introductions.)
Table of Contents--Marie Antoinette

Penny Marshall
Female Directors: How Penny Marshall Hit it Big
..Tara Wagner
Table of Contents--Penny Marshall

Table of Contents--Magnificent Seven

Memoirs of a Geisha
Table of Contents--Memoirs of a Geisha

(See Special Effects.)
Table of Contents--Metropolis

Mission Impossible II
Table of Contents--Mission Impossible II

Monty Python Skits
A Comedy Like No Other
..Sarah Ellegood
Table of Contents--Monty Python Skits

Michael Moore
Documentary or Just "Moore" Propaganda in the Cinema?
..Tara Wagner
Table of Contents--Michael Moore

Motorcycle Diaries
The Catalyst for Revolution: The Motorcycle Diaries
..Taylor Sutton
Table of Contents--Motorcycle Diaries

Music to My Ears
.. Brent Bauscher
The Development of Music in Early Cinema [Duck Soup, Gold Rush, King Kong 1933]
Gina Fielder
Evolution of Music in Film [Batman, The Birth of a Nation, King Kong 1933, 2005, Star Wars: Episode IV-A New Hope]
..Brant Veal
The Joy of Music
..Justin Wylie
Table of Contents--Music

Naked Lunch
Table of Contents--Naked Lunch

Table of Contents--Napoléon

Natural Born Killers
Table of Contents--Natural Born Killers

Night of the Living Dead
"They're Coming To Get You, Barbra."
..Joseph Stone
Table of Contents--Night of the Living Dead

Nosferatu, eine Symphonie des Grauens (Nosferatu, a Symphony of the Horrors)
(See also Blade and The Birth of a Nation.)
"In the Night, in the Dark, where No One Can Hear You Scream"
..Rebecca Cripps
Table of Contents--Nosferatu, eine Symphonie des Grauens (Nosferatu, a Symphony of the Horrors)

(See also Alfred Hitchcock.)
Table of Contents--Notorious

Obscenity in Movies
..Rockelle Gray
Table of Contents--Obscenity

On the Waterfront
(See also Citizen Kane.)
Table of Contents--On the Waterfront

Ostre sledované vlaky (Closely Watched Trains)
Closely Watched Trains: Teaching a Generational Lesson
..Rockelle Gray
Milos' Love of Trains
..Susan Marinoff
Table of Contents--Ostre sledované vlaky (Closely Watched Trains)

Patch Adams
Patch Adams: The Story of an Extraordinary Doctor
..Rockelle Gray
Table of Contents--Patch Adams

Pearl Harbor
Table of Contents--Pearl Harbor

Phantom of the Opera
(See also La Belle et la Bête [Beauty and the Beast])
Table of Contents--Phantom of the Opera

Psycho: Fear
..A. J. Casey
Table of Contents--Psycho

Vsevolod Pudovkin
Table of Contents--Vsevolod Pudovkin

Pulp Fiction
(See also Citizen Kane.)
A Postmodernist Film
..Brent Bauscher
Table of Contents--Pulp Fiction

Raging Bull
Table of Contents--Raging Bull

Kurosawa, Rashômon and the Japanese Film Renaissance
..Justin Wylie
Table of Contents--Rashômon

Rear Window
Rear Window: Hitchcock as "Peeping Tom"
..Megan Locke
Table of Contents--Rear Window

Rebel without a Cause
Table of Contents--Rebel without a Cause

Red Violin
The Red Violin and the Cultures It Represents
..Stephanie Utley
Table of Contents--The Red Violin

Remember the Titans
Table of Contents--Remember the Titans

Table of Contents--Rent

Road to Perdition
Table of Contents--Road to Perdition

Table of Contents--Romance

Saving Private Ryan
(See also Introductions.)
Table of Contents--Saving Private Ryan

(See also Bonnie and Clyde.)
Table of Contents--Scarface (1983)

Schindler's List
(See also Culture.)
An Emotion-Ripping Film
..Brent Bauscher
A Tear-Stained List: Serendipitous Ecstasy
..A. J. Casey
A Voice within the Holocaust
..Jaclyn Ramage
Can You Dramatize an Already Dramatic Event? Schindler?s List
..Susie Shircliff
Table of Contents--Schlinder's List

Science Fiction
Table of Contents--Science Fiction

Scotland, PA
Table of Contents--Scotland, PA

Ridley Scott
Table of Contents--Ridley Scott

Scream: Contemporary Trend Setter
..Pauline Combow
Taking My Love Of Horror Films One Step Too Far
..Joseph Stone
Table of Contents--Scream

Seven Samurai
(See also Magnificent Seven.)
Table of Contents--Seven Samurai

Silent Movies
Table of Contents--Silent Movies

Singin' in the Rain
Table of Contents--Singin' in the Rain

The Societé Film d'Art
The Societé Film d'Art: French Highbrow Film
..Eric Morris
Table of Contents--The Societé Film d'Art

Something's Gotta Give
Table of Contents--Something's Gotta Give

The Overwhelming Effect of Sound Has on the Overall Cinematic Experience [Nosferatu, eine Symphie des Grauens
..Michelle Maden
Sound: The Re-Making of the Film Industry
..Stephanie Utley
Table of Contents--Sound

Special Effects
History of Special Effects [Citizen Kane, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Gertie the Dinosaur, Jurassic Park, King Kong (1933), Metropolis, Star Wars, Terminator 2: Judgment Day, Toy Story, 2001: A Space Odyssey]
..Brent Bauscher
"Everyone Could Use Some Inspiration" [Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within, Ghostbusters, Godzilla, Jurassic Park, Jurassic Park III, King of the Monsters, Jaws, King Kong (1933), The Lost World (1997)]
..Rebecca Cripps
Table of Contents--Special Effects

Star Wars
(See also Akira Kurosawa and Special Effects.)
Imitation is the Highest Form of Flattery Or Maybe It?s Really Just Theft? (Global Cinema)
..A. J. Casey
Table of Contents--Star Wars

The Stepford Wives (1975)
Table of Contents--Stepford Wives

Stop Motion
Table of Contents--Stop Motion

A Streetcar Named Desire
A Streetcar Named Desire: A Fusion of Two Arts
..A. J. Casey
Following Our Heart
..Jaclyn Ramage
Table of Contents--A Streetcar Named Desire

Super Size Me
Table of Contents--Super Size Me

Quentin Tarrantino
Table of Contents--Quentin Tarrantino

Endless Possibilities [The Birth of a Nation, The Departed The Jazz Singer, King Kong [1933]
..A. J. Casey
Table of Contents-Super Size Me

Terminator 2: Judgment Day
(See also Special Effects.)
Table of Contents--Terminator 2: Judgment Day

The Unsinkable Ship
(See also Introductions.)
..Jaclyn Ramage
Table of Contents--Titanic

Tombstone: A Successful Western
..Samantha Bottoms
Table of Contents--Tombstone

Toy Story
(See also Special Effects.)
Table of Contents--Toy Story

2001: Space Odyssey
(See also Special Effects.)
Table of Contents--2001: Space Odyssey

Wal-Mart: The High Cost of Low Price
Table of Contents--Wal-Mart: The High Cost of Low Price

Birth of a Film Genre [Battle of Gettysburg, The Birth of a Nation, Days of '61, Glory, Gone with the Wind, In Old Kentucky, The Red Badge of Courage, Uncle Tom?s Cabin]
..Susie Shircliff
Table of Contents--War

Orson Welles

(See also Charlie Chaplin and Citizen Kane.)
Table of Contents--Orson Welles

The Western: More that a Shoot'em Up [A Fistful of Dollars, For a Few Dollars More, The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly, Hang 'Em High, High Noon, The Iron Horse, The Magnificent Seven, Tumbleweeds, The Unforgiven, The Wild Bunch, Winchester ?73]
..Eric Icenogle
Table of Contents--Western

What Dreams May Come
(See also Introductions.)
What Dreams May Come: An Incredible Eulogy
..Rockelle Gray
Table of Contents--What Dreams May Come

Wild at Heart
Table of Contents--Wild at Heart

Wizard of Ozt
(See also Introductions.)
Cinematic Wizardry of the Studio System
..Megan Locke
Table of Contents--Wizard of Oz

John Woo and Hong Kong New Wave
Table of Contents--John Woo and Hong Kong New Wave

Glossary of Film Terms
..Gregory Campbell

Table of Contents--Glossary of Film Terms

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