Cinema of the United States

filmmaking in the USA

The cinema of the United States, also known as Hollywood, has had a large effect on the global film industry since the early 20th century. The dominant style of American cinema is classical Hollywood cinema, which developed from 1913 to 1969 and is still typical of most films made there to this day.

QuotesEdit

  • American capitalism finds its sharpest and most expressive reflection in the American cinema.
    • Sergei Eisenstein (1957) Film form [and]: The film sense; two complete and unabridged works. p. 196
  • American motion pictures are written by the half-educated for the half-witted.

External linksEdit