Understanding Movies

ISBN-10: 0205737544
ISBN-13: 9780205737543
Edition: 12th 2011
Authors: Louis Giannetti
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Book details

List price: $68.99
Edition: 12th
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Pearson Education, Limited
Publication date: 1/21/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 576
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.376
Language: English

Preface
Photography
Overview
Realism and Formalism
The Shots
The Angles
Light and Dark
Color
Lenses, Filters, and Stocks
Special Effects
The Cinematographer
Further reading
Mise En Sc Ne
Overview
The Frame
Composition and Design
Territorial Space
Proxemic Patters
Open and Closed Forms
Further Reading
Movement
Overview
Kinetics
The Moving Camera
Mechanical Distortions of Movement
Further Reading
Editing
Overview
Continuity
D.W. Griffith and Classical Cutting
Soviet Montage and the Formalist Tradition
Andre Bazin and the Tradition of Realism
Hitchcock's North by Northwest
Storyboard Version
Further Reading
Sound
Overview
Historical Background
Sound Effects
Music
Musicals
Spoken Language
Further Reading
Acting
Overview
Stage and Screen Acting
The American Star System
Styles of Acting. Casting
Further Reading
Drama
Overview
Time, Space, Language
The Director
Settings and Dÿcor
Costumes and Makeup
Further Reading
Story
Overview
Narration
The Spectator
The Classical Paradigm
Realistic Narratives
Formalist Narratives
Nonfiction Narratives
Genre and Myth
Further Reading
Writing
Overview
The Screenwriter
The Screenplay
North by Northwest: Reading Version
Figurative Comparisons
Point of View
Literary Adaptations
Further Reading
Ideology
Overview
The-Left-Center-Right Model
Culture, Religion, and Ethnicity
Feminism
Queer Cinema
Tone
Further Reading
Critique
Overview
Theories of Realism
Formalist Film Theories
The Auteur Theory
Eclectic and Synthesizing Approaches
Structuralism and Semiology
Historiography
Further Reading
Synthesis: Citizen Kane
Overview
Photography
Mise en Scéne
Movement
Editing
Sound
Acting
Drama
Story
Writing
Ideology
Critique
Further Reading
Glossary
Index

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