The western genre is engrained in American film from its roots to today. Jared Hess' Napoleon Dynamite revises this legacy in a surprising way.
Cinema Journal is published by the University of Texas Press on behalf of the Society for Cinema and Media Studies.
The dark side of Buster Keaton's comedic work
A look into Trump and the societal obsession with controlling gender and sex.
You know that slogan? It was implemented as tourism marketing in 2003 after being developed by the ad agency R&R Partners.
The father daughter dynamic in Cosby's show reveals how enmeshed we are in rape and misogynistic culture.
Onscreen, scarring represents a loss of beauty for women and toughness for men, but what about the actors who bear visible scars?
Some celebrities like Buster Keaton and Humphrey Bogart are recognized for not smiling—and when they do, it comes across as, well, unnatural.
The Apu Trilogy of films has been newly restored and re-released
Whatever your thoughts on the Broadway production, An American in Paris is a big deal in the history of movie musicals.