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Understanding Movies Product Detail:

  • Publisher : Pearson
  • Release : 02 December 2022
  • ISBN : 0205856160
  • Page : 550 pages
  • Rating : 3.5/5 from 2 voters

Understanding Movies Book Summary/Review:

From the Publisher: Helps readers understand how the many languages of film work together to create meaning. Louis Giannetti organizes Understanding Movies around the key elements of filmmaking, including cintematography, Mise en Scene, movement, editing, sound, acting, drama, casting, story, screenwriting, ideology, and theory. He synthesizes every element through a complete case study: Citizen Kane. This book's ideas are illuminated with hundreds of high-quality still photos, more than 70 in full color, taken from movies such as The Matrix, Almost Famous, jackass the movie, Chicago, Lord of the Rings, Mystic River, and Traffic. New in this edition: a full section on contemporary special effects and computer generated imagery (CGI); up-to-the-minute information on new developments in film technology; more coverage of recent films and filmmakers; more ethnic diversity (including new material on the Islamic cinema); and more lavish use of color and high-quality paper. An updated Companion Website contains animations, video clips from interviews with movie professionals, and Research Navigator access to New York Times film reviews. For everyone who wants to understand the artistry and meaning of the movies.

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Understanding Movies

Understanding Movies
  • Author : Louis D Giannetti
  • Publisher : Pearson
  • Release Date : 2013
  • ISBN : 0205856160
GET THIS BOOKUnderstanding Movies

From the Publisher: Helps readers understand how the many languages of film work together to create meaning. Louis Giannetti organizes Understanding Movies around the key elements of filmmaking, including cintematography, Mise en Scene, movement, editing, sound, acting, drama, casting, story, screenwriting, ideology, and theory. He synthesizes every element through a complete case study: Citizen Kane. This book's ideas are illuminated with hundreds of high-quality still photos, more than 70 in full color, taken from movies such as The Matrix, Almost Famous,

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  • Release Date : 2021-01-12
  • ISBN : 9781782847649
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  • ISBN : 9781350306462
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This essential core textbook provides an approachable and extensive introduction to film theory, written by two highly experienced senior lecturers. Bringing a fresh, contemporary and accessible approach to what is often perceived to be a challenging and old-fashioned area of film studies that requires time and effort to grasp, the text illustrates why theory is important and demonstrates how it can be applied in a meaningful way. The book's sixteen chapters are clear and comprehensive and provide an insight into

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  • Publisher : Fairleigh Dickinson Univ Press
  • Release Date : 1990
  • ISBN : 083863186X
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  • ISBN : 0292702736
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  • ISBN : 9781118337561
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