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Film studies

The academic discipline that deals with various theoretical, historical, and critical approaches to films.

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Auteur theory

Cinema; Film studies

Auteur theory was first proposed by film critic and director Francois Truffaut in a 1954 essay published in Cahiers du Cinema. Auteur theory states that a film should represent the single vision of ...


Cinema; Film studies

The set of actors in a dramatic production; a set of characters or persons - in both great houses there is the usual cast of servants. By Elizabeth Bowen (www.merriam-webster.com). (Matheus ...

Road movies

Cinema; Film studies

A road movie is a film genre in which the main character or characters leave home to travel from place to place. They usually leave home to escape their current lives (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roa ...


Cinema; Film studies

A printed translation of the dialogue of a foreign-language film shown at the bottom of the screen.

Martin scorsese red

Cinema; Film studies

A deep purplish red colour, as seen in many production design in a number of Martin Scorsese films.


Cinema; Film studies

Sci-fi is a abbreviation for science fiction which intend films speculative, science-based depictions of phenomena that are not necessarily accepted by mainstream science, such as extraterrestrial ...


Cinema; Film studies

A summary or description of a work of fiction which reveals any plot element(s) which will give away the outcome of a dramatic episode within the work of fiction, or the conclusion of the entire ...

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