The Art of Watching Films

The Art of Watching Films

by Joe Boggs, Dennis W. Petrie
     
 

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This introduction to film appreciation uses contemporary and popular American movies to help students develop critical skills in the analysis and evaluation of film. By suggesting what to look for and how to look for it, this text challenges students to sharpen their powers of observation, establish habits of perceptive watching, and discover complex aspects of film

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This introduction to film appreciation uses contemporary and popular American movies to help students develop critical skills in the analysis and evaluation of film. By suggesting what to look for and how to look for it, this text challenges students to sharpen their powers of observation, establish habits of perceptive watching, and discover complex aspects of film art that will further enhance their enjoyment of watching films.

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This introduction to film appreciation uses examples from contemporary and popular American films to help students sharpen their powers of observation and establish habits of perceptive watching. The fifth edition adds 100 new photos and an expanded discussion of genre films, and reintroduces the chapter on censorship. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780767405324
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
08/28/1999
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
570
Product dimensions:
7.42(w) x 9.08(h) x 0.77(d)

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