Table of Contents

Films Shown in and out of English 313 History of the Cinema Class

Student Essays on Films
Film Summaries, Film Casts, Film Makers on
Across the Universe (2007) directed by Julie Taymor
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) directed by Francis Ford Coppola
Apollo (1995) directed by Ron Howard
Babel (2006) directed by Alejandro González Iñáitu
Batman (1989) directed by Tim Burton
La Belle et la Bête (The Beauty and the Beast) (1946) directed by Jean Cocteau
A Beautiful Mind (2001) directed by Ron Howard
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
Don Bluth
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
Tim Burton
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
Dances with Wolves (1990) directed by Kevin Costener
Dead Poets Society (1989) directed by Peter Weir
Leo DiCaprio
Definitely, Maybe (2008) directed by Adam Brooksr
Domino (2005) directed by Tony Scott
Down with Love (2003) directed by Peyton Reed
The Dreamers (2003) directed by Bernardo Bertolucci
Dreams (1990) directed by Akira Kurosawa
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
Film Noir
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
The Golden Age of Hollywood
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
Cary Grant
The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965) directed by George Stevens
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
Into the Wild (2007) directed by Sean Penn
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
Elia Kazan
Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (1993) directed by Quentin Tarantino (2004)
King Kong (1933) directed by Merian C. Cooper & Ernest B. Schoedsack
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 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
The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997) directed by Steven Spielberg
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
The Marx Brothers
Georges Mèlies
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
New Wave
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
The Notebook (2004) directed by Nick Cassavetes
Notorious (1946) directed by Alfred Hitchcock
On the Waterfront (1954) directed by Elia Kazan
One Hundred and One Dalmations (1961) directed by Clyde Geronimi, Hamilton S. Luske, and Wolfgang Reitherman
Ostre sledovanévlaky (Closely Watched Trains) (1966) directed by JirJirí Menzel
Paris Je t'aime (Paris, I Love You) (2006) directed by Olivier Assayas and Fr餩ric Auburtin
The Passion of the Christ (2004) directed by Mel Gibson
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
Ravenous (1999) directed by Antonia Bird
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
Romero (1989) directed by John Diugan
Salvador (1986) directed by Oliver Stone
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
William Shakespeare
Silent Movies
Singin? in the Rain (1952) directed by Stanley Donen and Gene Kelly
The Soci鴩 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
Sydney White (2007) directed by Joe Nussbaum
Quentin Tarrantino
Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991) directed by James Cameron
Titanic (1997) directed by James Cameron
Tombstone (1993) directed by George P. Cosmatos
Touch of Evil (1958) directed by Orson Welles
Toy Story (2005) directed by John Lasseter
2001: Space Odyssey (1968) directed by Stanley Kubrick
Traffic (2000) directed by Steven Soderbergh
The Untouchables (1987) directed by Brian De Palma
V for Vendetta (2006) directed by James McTeigue
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

Table of Contents--Introductions

Across the Universe
Table of Contents--Across the Universe

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

Pedro Almodovar
Table of Contents--Pedro Almodvar

Table of Contents--Amadeus

American Beauty
Table of Contents--American Beauty

Table of Contents--Animation

Apocalypse Now
Table of Contents--Apocalypse Now

Apollo 13
Table of Contents--Apollo 13

Table of Contents--Babel

Table of Contents--Batman

A Beautiful Mind
Table of Contents--A Beautiful Mind

La Belle et la Bête (The Beauty and the Beast)
Table of Contents--La Belle et la Bête (The Beauty and the Beast)

A Beautiful Mind
Table of Contents--A Beautiful Mind

Table of Contents--Biography

The Birth of a Nation
(See also Introductions.)
The Birth of a Nation: A Story Told without Sound
..Lauren Daniel
Getting One Over on the Director
..Jackie Hawes
The Birth of a Nation--King Kong
(See also Introductions.)
Music Makes the Movie
..Jennifer Farley
Table of Contents--The Birth of a Nation

Table of Contents--Blacklists

Table of Contents--Blade

Blazing Saddles
Table of Contents--Blacklists

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

Blood Diamond
Table of Contents--Blood Diamond

Don Bluth
Table of Contents?Don Bluth

Bonnie and Clyde
(See also Introductions.)
Table of Contents?-Bonnie and Clyde

Marlon Brando
Table of Contents?-Marlon Brando

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)

Tim Burton
Table of Contents--Tim Burton

(See also Duck Soup.)
Table of Contents--Caddyshack

Table of Contents--Cameras

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

Charlie Chaplin
Charlie Chaplin and Duck Soup
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.)
Table of Contents--Chicago
Cinderella Man
Table of Contents--Cinderella Mane

Citizen Kane
The American Dream: Not Guaranteed
..Jackie Hawes
See also Un chien andalou, Eight and a Half, Introductions, and Special Effects.)
Citizen Kane and Pulp Fiction
Table of Contents--Citizen Kane

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

Table of Contents--Color

Color and Sound
Table of Contents--Color and Sound

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
Table of Contents--D. W. Griffith

Tom Cruise and Tom Hanks
Table of Contents--Tom Cruise

Table of Contents--Culture

Curious George
Table of Contents--Curious George

Dances with Wolves
See also Into the Wild
Table of Contents--Dances with Wolves

Dead Poets Society
Table of Contents--Dead Poets Society

Leo DiCaprio [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].
Table of Contents--Leo DiCaprio

Definitely, Maybe
Table of Contents--Definitely, Maybe

Table of Contents--Domino

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

See also Nosferatu
Table of Contents--Dracula

The Dreamers
Table of Contents--The Dreamers

Nature Lessons by Akira Kurosawa
..Jackie Hawes
Table of Contents--Dreams

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.)
See Charlie Chaplin
Duck Soup--King Kong
Table of Contents--Duck Soup

Easy Rider
Table of Contents--Easy Rider

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
Table of Contents--The Evil Dead

The Exorcist
Table of Contents--The Exorcist

Table of Contents--Expressionism

The Faculty
(See also Invasion of the Body Snatchers.)
Film Noir
(See also Expressionism.)
Table of Contents--Film Noir
The Fog of War
Table of Contents--The Fog of War

Forrest Gump
(See also Introductions.)
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
Table of Contents--The Gangs of New York:

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

Table of Contents--Gladiator

The Glory Road
Table of Contents--Glory Road

The Gold Rush
The Film that Inspired Comedy
..Ryan Hays
Table of Contents--The Gold Rush

The Golden Age of Hollywood
Table of Contents--The Golden Age of Hollywood

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

Good Morning Vietnam
Table of Contents-Good Morning Vietnam

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

Good Will Hunting
Table of Contents--Good Will Hunting

The Graduate
Table of Contents--The Graduate

Cary Grant
Table of Contents?Cary Grant

The Greatest Story Ever Told
Table of Contents--The Greatest Story Ever Told

The Cause and Effect of Greed
..Ryan Hays
(See also The Birth of a Nation.)
Table of Contents--Greed

Table of Contents--Halloween

Tom Hanks
Table of Contents--Tom Hanks

Harold and Maude
Table of Contents--Harold and Maude

Harry Potter
Table of Contents--Harry Potter

High Noon
High Noon: A Battle to the Death
..Lauren Daniel
(See also Introductions.)
Table of Contents--High Noon

Alfred Hitchcock
Table of Contents--Alfred Hitchcock

Hollywood Film Studios
Table of Contents--Hollywood Film Studios

Under Evil's Shadowy Influence: A Cinematic Romance
..Kathleen Burnham
Table of Contents--Horror

An Inconvenient Truth
Table of Contents--An Inconvenient Truth

Industrial Light and Magic
Table of Contents--Industrial Light and Magic

Into the Wild
(See also Dances with Wolves.)
Table of Contents?Into the Wild

Invasion of the Body Snatchers
(See also Introductions.)
Table of Contents--Invasion of the Body Snatchers

Table of Contents--Jaws

Jesus Camp
Table of Contents--Jesus Camp

Joy Luck Club
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

Elia Kazan
Table of Contents?Elia Kazan

Kill Bill: Vol. 2
Table of Contents-- Kill Bill: Vol. 2

King Kong (1933)
(See also Introductions, The Birth of a Nation, Duck Soup, and Special Effects.)
Table of Contents--King Kong (1933)

King Kong (2005)
King Kong (1933) versus King Kong (2005)
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 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
Table of Contents--Lord of the Rings

The Lost World: Jurassic Park
(See also King Kong 1933)
Table of Contents--The Lost World : Jurassic Park

Magnificent Seven
Table of Contents--Magnificent Seven

The Man with the Golden Arm
Table of Contents--The Man with the Golden Arm

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

Penny Marshall
Table of Contents--Penny Marshall

The Marx Brothers
Table of Contents-- The Marx Brothers

Georges Mèelies
George Mèlies: A Magician in the Editing Evolution of Film
Table of Contents—Georges Mèlies

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
Monty Python
Table of Contents--Monty Python Skits

Michael Moore
Table of Contents--Michael Moore

Table of Contents--Monsters

Motorcycle Diaries
Table of Contents--Motorcycle Diaries

Table of Contents--Music

Naked Lunch
Table of Contents--Naked Lunch

Table of Contents--Napol鯮

Natural Born Killers
Table of Contents--Natural Born Killers

Table of Contents--Neorealism

New Wave
Table of Contents?New Wave

Night of the Living Dead
Table of Contents--Night of the Living Dead

See also Blade, La Belle et la Bête, and The Birth of a Nation.)
Table of Contents--Nosferatu, eine Symphonie des Grauens (Nosferatu, a Symphony of the Horrors)

The Notebook
Table of Contents--The Notebook

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

Table of Contents--Obscenity

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

One Hundred and One Dalmations
Disney Keeps Up with the Times
..Jennifer Farley
Table of Contents--One Hundred and One Dalmations
sledované vlaky (Closely Watched Trains)
Table of Contents--Ostre sledované vlaky (Closely Watched Trains)

Paris Je t'aime (Paris, I Love You)
Table of Contents--Paris Je t'aime (Paris, I Love You)

The Passion of the Christ
(See also The Greatest Story Ever Told.)
Table of Contents--The Passion of the Christ

Patch Adams
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

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

Vsevolod Pudovkin
Table of Contents--Vsevolod Pudovkin

Pulp Fiction
(See also Citizen Kane.)
Table of Contents--Pulp Fiction

Raging Bull
Table of Contents--Raging Bull

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

Ravenous: A Cinematic Feast for the Senses
.. Kathleen Burnham
Table of Contents--Ravenous

Rear Window
Table of Contents--Rear Window

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

Red Violin
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

(See also Salvador.)
Table of Contents--Romero

(See also Romero.)
Table of Contents--Salvador

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.)
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

Table of Contents--Scream

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


Silent Movies
(See also Sound.)
Table of Contents--Silent Movies

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

The Societé Film d'Art
Table of Contents--The Societe Film d'Art

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

The Extinction of the Silent Era
..Ryan Hays
Silence Is Deafening
..Lyndsey Staples
(See also Silent.)
(See also Special Effects.)
Table of Contents--Sound

Special Effects
(See also Sound Effects.)
Table of Contents--Special Effects

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

Super Size Me
Table of Contents--Super Size Me

Sydney White
Table of Contents--Sydney White

Quentin Tarrantino
Table of Contents--Quentin Tarrantino

Table of Contents-Super Size Me

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

Table of Contents--Titanic

Table of Contents--Tombstone

Touch of Evil
Table of Contents--Touch of Evil

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

Table of Contents--Traffic

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

The Untouchables
(See also Bronenosets Potyomkin (Battleship Potemkin.)
Table of Contents--The Untouchables

V for Vendetta
Table of Contents--V for Vendetta

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

Table of Contents--War

Orson Welles

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

Table of Contents?Western

What Dreams May Come
(See also Introductions.)
Table of Contents--What Dreams May Come

Wild at Heart
Wizard of Ozt
(See also Introductions.)
Table of Contents--Wizard of Oz

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

Table of Contents--Zombies

Glossary of Film Terms
. .Gregory Campbell

Table of Contents--Glossary of Film Terms

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