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Minding Movies Observations on the Art, Craft, and Business of Filmmaking

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ISBN-10: 0226066991

ISBN-13: 9780226066998

Edition: 2011

Authors: David Bordwell, Kristin Thompson

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David Bordwell and Kristin Thompson are two of America's preeminent film scholars. You would be hard pressed to find a serious student of the cinema who hasn't spent at least a few hours huddled with their seminal introduction to the field Film Art, now in its ninth editionor a cable television junkie unaware that the Independent Film Channel sagely christened them the "Critics of the Naughts." Since launching their blog Observations on Film Artin 2006, the two have added web virtuosos to their growing list of accolades, pitching unconventional long-form pieces engaged with film artistry that have helped to redefine cinematic storytelling for a new age and audience. Minding Moviespresents a…    
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Book details

List price: $28.00
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 4/15/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 312
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

The Business
World Rejects Hollywood Blockbusters!?
Live with It! There'll Always Be Movie Sequels. Good Thing, Too.
Superheroes for Sale
What Won the Weekend? Or, How to Understand Box-Office Figures
Snakes, No; Borat, Yes: Not All Internet Publicity Is the Same
Don't Knock the Blockbusters
Writing About Movies
In Critical Condition
Love Isn't All You Need
Do Filmmakers Deserve the Last Word?
Crix Nix Variety's Tics
Film as Art
But What Kind of Art?
This Is Your Brain on Movies, Maybe
Movies Still Matter
Storytelling and Style
Anatomy of the Action Picture
Times Go by Turns
Grandmaster Flashback
Originality and Origin Stories
Good Actors Spell Good Acting
By Annie Standards
Unsteadicam Chronicles
Pausing and Chortling: A Tribute to Bob Clampett
A Behemoth from the Dead Zone
Cronenberg's Violent Reversals
The Movie Looks Back at Us
Lessons from Babel
Slumdogged by the Past
Rat Rapture
A Welcome Basterdization
Into the Future
New Media and Old Storytelling
The Celestial Multiplex
Take My Film, Please