Providing a comprehensive introduction to film studies, this book addresses techniques and terminology used in production and criticism. It emphasizes thinking. Read Film: A Critical Introduction book reviews & author details and more at Maria Pramaggiore is the Director of Women’s and Gender Studies at North. Film: A Critical Introduction, 2e, provides a comprehensive framework for studying films, with an emphasis on writing as a means of exploring film’s aesthetic and.
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The Attributes of Editing: I’ll always refer to this fascinating, lengthy introduction to film. If You’re a Student Additional order info. Stars and the Movie Industry. Return to Book Page.
Patterns of Camera Placement and Movement. The Relationship Between Sound and Image. The Idea of the Auteur: Yvette rated it really liked it Apr 06, Alex Oxford rated it it was ok Apr 06, In addition, the revamped instruction on how to write a research paper includes an updated and expanded list of web resources.
A Critical Introduction, 2e, provides a comprehensive framework for studying films, with an emphasis on writing as a means of exploring film’s aesthetic and cultural significance. Four Types of Writing About Film. Film Stardom as a Cultural Phenomenon. Part I introduces readers to the importance of film analysis, offering helpful strategies for discerning the way films produce meaning. Thanks for telling us about the problem.
Conducting Research on Documentary and Avant-garde Films: Digital Cinematography and Film Style. Part III moves beyond textual analysis to explore film as a cultural institution and introduce students to essential areas of film studies research.
Optical and Digital Compositing: Part III frames the debates around ideological criticism, national and transnational cinema, and genre and auteur theory that animate contemporary film scholarship.
Jesper rated it really liked it Dec 26, Avatar and genre hybridity, Diva and theories of film sound, Inglourious Basterds and intertexuality, District 9 and genre revision, Knocked Up and the ideology of the Bromance, Wall-E and the representation of gender. Open Preview See a Problem?
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The Camera in Time and Space. Organized in three parts, the authors focus on the fundamentals of film analysis before moving on to more complex topics. Social Context and Film Style. Documentary and Avant-garde Films. Not my favorite way to choose a text but, if I’m honest, it worked out quite well. Lenses and the Creation of Space. No trivia or quizzes yet. Want to Read saving…. If You’re an Educator Download instructor resources Additional order info.
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Sign Up Already have an access code? The Camera in Time and Space. Readers learn to form sophisticated arguments about film in cultural, historical, and economic contexts.
The only down side I found was in the “sample writings” choices not because they are bad but because they often write about films I would otherwise I have rpamaggiore to show.
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I read the first part. Sign Up Already have an access code? The cirtical reason that’s a minor problem is that it uses a lot of very very recent movies to illustrate some of its points all are great examples, however. Same Setting, Different films.
Film: A Critical Introduction
Even so, offering sample writings is also a major benefit for students like mine who often haven’t interacted with good examples of college-level writing. It’s a low level book for a layman. Pearson offers special pricing when you package your text with other student resources. User Review – Flag as inappropriate thesis. Professor Wallis is great, and this is a great resource for studying film terminology as well as developing one’s analytical skills.
I chose this text for my upcoming spring film class sight unseen: The Introsuction of Detail.
Overall I’m thrilled with the book, I enjoyed reading it, and I’m looking forward to using it this coming semester. Organized in three parts, the authors focus on the fundamentals of film analysis before moving