Coming Distractions: Questioning Movies

Coming Distractions: Questioning Movies

by Frank W. Baker
     
 

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Action flicks, romantic comedies, animated classics-there are all kinds of movies to choose from. So how do filmmakers get you to watch their movie? And what are they really trying to say? Well, grab your popcorn. It's time to ask questions about the messages in movies.

Every day, media messages influence what you wear, what you buy, and even how you talk and think!

Overview

Action flicks, romantic comedies, animated classics-there are all kinds of movies to choose from. So how do filmmakers get you to watch their movie? And what are they really trying to say? Well, grab your popcorn. It's time to ask questions about the messages in movies.

Every day, media messages influence what you wear, what you buy, and even how you talk and think! So shouldn't you know who created these messages? And why these messages were created? Learn how to ask questions to evaluate the media messages that surround you every day.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780736867665
Publisher:
Capstone Press
Publication date:
01/01/2007
Series:
Capstone Media Literacy Series
Pages:
32
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile:
700L (what's this?)
Age Range:
8 - 10 Years

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