Thinking about Movies Watching, Questioning, Enjoying
Edition: 3rd 2008 (Revised)
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Description: Guiding students and movie lovers through the building blocks required to watch movies critically and analytically, Thinking About Movies 2nd edition offers an intelligent and lively introduction to the ways movies are constructed, achieve their effect, and convey their powerful messages. Provides a comprehensive guide for students and movie lovers to watching movies critically and analytically. Introduces the critical building blocks required to understand film as an important narrative and cultural form. Guides readers through basic approaches to film analysis such as authorship, genre, race, class, gender, film theory, audience, and reception. Includes discussion of a diverse selection of films, from Citizen Kane to The Sixth Sense. Extensively illustrated throughout. Material has been fully revised and re-designed for this second edition. Thinking About Movies, 2nd edition is accompanied by a website at http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/lehman featuring resources for both academics and students.
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List price: $83.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/24/2008
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
|Fatal Attraction and Scarface|
|Jurassic Park and Rashomon|
|Rules of the Game and The Sixth Sense|
|The Searchers and Jungle Fever|
|Sin City and Gunfight at the OK Corral|
|Series, Sequels, and Remakes|
|Goldfinger and King Kong 1933 and 2005|
|Actors and Stars|
|Morocco and Dirty Harry|
|Audiences and Reception|
|A Woman of Paris and The Crying Game|
|Film and the Other Arts|
|Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde and Nosferatu|
|Film and its Relation to Radio and Television|
|Richard Diamond, Private Detective, Peter Gunn, and Victor/Victoria|
|Realism and Theories of Film|
|The Battleship Potemkin and Umberto D|
|Gender and Sexuality|
|The Silence of the Lambs and American Gigolo|
|Out of the Past, LA Confidential, and Boyz N the Hood|
|Pretty Woman and The People Under the Stairs|
|Citizen Kane: An Analysis|
|Globalization, Digitalization, Convergence: Current Trends|