Understanding Movies

Understanding Movies
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Author: Louis D. Giannetti,Jim Leach
Pages: 448
ISBN: 0131218875
Release: 2005
Editor: Pearson Prentice Hall

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Understanding Movies

Understanding Movies
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Author: Louis D. Giannetti
Pages: 482
ISBN: 0139363297
Release: 1987
Editor: Prentice Hall

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Helps readers understand how the many languages of film work together to create meaning. Louis Giannetti organizes Understanding Movies around the key elements of filmmaking, including cintematography, Mise en ScFne, movement, editing, sound, acting, drama, casting, story, screenwriting, ideology, and theory. He synthesizes every element through a complete case study: Citizen Kane . This book's ideas are illuminated with hundreds of high-quality still photos, more than 70 in full color, taken from movies such as The Matrix, Almost Famous, jackass the movie, Chicago, Lord of the Rings, Mystic River, and Traffic . New in this edition: a full section on contemporary special effects and computer generated imagery (CGI); up-to-the-minute information on new developments in film technology; more coverage of recent films and filmmakers; more ethnic diversity (including new material on the Islamic cinema); and more lavish use of color and high-quality paper. An updated Companion Website contains animations, video clips from interviews with movie professionals, and Research Navigator access to New York Times film reviews. For everyone who wants to understand the artistry and meaning of the movies.

Understanding Movies Revel Access Code

Understanding Movies Revel Access Code
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Author: Anonim
Pages: 329
ISBN: 0134002555
Release: 2021
Editor: Unknown

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Mysearchlab with Pearson Etext Standalone Access Card For Understanding Movies

Mysearchlab with Pearson Etext    Standalone Access Card    For Understanding Movies
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Author: Louis Giannetti
Pages: 576
ISBN: 0205941478
Release: 2013-06-20
Editor: Pearson

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ALERT: Before you purchase, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that youselect the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, including customized versions for individual schools, and registrations are not transferable. In addition,you may need a CourseID, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products. Packages Access codes for Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products may not be included when purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson; check with the seller before completing your purchase. Used or rental books If you rent or purchase a used book with an access code, the access code may have been redeemed previously and you may have to purchase a new access code. Access codes Access codes that are purchased from sellers other than Pearson carry a higher risk of being either the wrong ISBN or a previously redeemed code. Check with the seller prior to purchase. -- This access code card gives you access to all of MySearchLab's tools and resources, including a complete eText of your book. You can also buy immediate access to MySearchLab with Pearson eText online with a credit card atwww.mysearchlab.com. A readable, accessible introduction to film Understanding Movies provides valuable insight into how movies communicate and convey meaning to their audiences through a unique network of language systems and techniques. In a readable, accessible, and sometimes humorous manner,Understanding Movies engages students in the fascinating language of film and helps further their appreciation and understanding of why and how movie watchers respond as they do to different films. Organized around elements of film, the thirteenth edition of this market leading text provides students with a new way of looking at films that are familiar to them through contemporary coverage and a visually engaging presentation. This text is available in a variety of formats — digital and print. Pearson offers its titles on the devices students love through Pearson's MyLab products, CourseSmart, Amazon, and more. To learn more about our programs, pricing options and customization, click the Choices tab. Learning Goals Upon completing this book, readers will be able to: Understand film as an industry Discuss the impact of technology on the film industry

Understanding Indian Movies

Understanding Indian Movies
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Author: Patrick Colm Hogan
Pages: 305
ISBN: 9780292779556
Release: 2009-06-03
Editor: University of Texas Press

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Indian movies are among the most popular in the world. However, despite increased availability and study, these films remain misunderstood and underappreciated in much of the English-speaking world, in part for cultural reasons. In this book, Patrick Colm Hogan sets out through close analysis and explication of culturally particular information about Indian history, Hindu metaphysics, Islamic spirituality, Sanskrit aesthetics, and other Indian traditions to provide necessary cultural contexts for understanding Indian films. Hogan analyzes eleven important films, using them as the focus to explore the topics of plot, theme, emotion, sound, and visual style in Indian cinema. These films draw on a wide range of South Asian cultural traditions and are representative of the greater whole of Indian cinema. By learning to interpret these examples with the tools Hogan provides, the reader will be able to take these skills and apply them to other Indian films. But this study is not simply culturalist. Hogan also takes up key principles from cognitive neuroscience to illustrate that all cultures share perceptual, cognitive, and emotional elements that, when properly interpreted, can help to bridge gaps between seemingly disparate societies. Hogan locates the specificity of Indian culture in relation to human universals, and illustrates this cultural-cognitive synthesis through his detailed interpretations of these films. This book will help both scholars and general readers to better understand and appreciate Indian cinema.

Understanding Movies the Art and History of Films

Understanding Movies  the Art and History of Films
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Author: Raphael Shargel
Pages: 329
ISBN: 1436141672
Release: 2008-10-20
Editor: Unknown

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Understanding Movies: The Art and History of Films

Talking Pictures

Talking Pictures
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Author: Ann Hornaday
Pages: 320
ISBN: 9780465094240
Release: 2017-06-13
Editor: Basic Books

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A veteran film critic offers a lively, opinionated guide to thinking and talking about movies--from Casablanca to Clueless Whether we are trying to impress a date after an art house film screening or discussing Oscar nominations among friends, we all need ways to look at and talk about movies. But with so much variety between an Alfred Hitchcock thriller and a Nora Ephron romantic comedy, how can everyday viewers determine what makes a good movie? In Talking Pictures, veteran film critic Ann Hornaday walks us through the production of a typical movie--from script and casting to final sound edit--and explains how to evaluate each piece of the process. How do we know if a film has been well-written, above and beyond snappy dialogue? What constitutes a great screen performance? What goes into praiseworthy cinematography, editing, and sound design? And what does a director really do? In a new epilogue, Hornaday addresses important questions of representation in film and the industry and how this can, and should, effect a movie-watching experience. Full of engaging anecdotes and interviews with actors and filmmakers, Talking Pictures will help us see movies in a whole new light-not just as fans, but as film critics in our own right.

Understanding Film Theory

Understanding Film Theory
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Author: Ruth Doughty,Christine Etherington-Wright
Pages: 325
ISBN: 1137528230
Release: 2017-09-04
Editor: Palgrave

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Film theory has a reputation for being challenging. Often requiring time and effort to fully grasp it and seeming rather old-fashioned, it can be difficult to approach the subject with enthusiasm and appreciate its relevance to modern day. Understanding Film Theory aims to disassociate theory from these connotations and bring a fresh, modern and accessible approach to the discipline. Now comprehensively updated in a second edition, the book’s sixteen chapters - including a new chapter on Adaptations - continue to provide an insight into the main areas of debate. Taking the application of theory as its central theme, the text incorporates a number of innovative features: ‘Reflect and Respond’ sections encourage readers to engage critically with theoretical concepts, while seminal texts are concisely summarised without oversimplifying key points. Throughout the book the authors illustrate why theory is important and demonstrate how it can be applied in a meaningful way, with relevant case studies drawn from both classic and contemporary cinema including: Once Upon a Time in the West (1968), Run Lola Run (1998), The Hunger Games (2012), Blue is the Warmest Colour (2013) and The Lego Movie (2014). Additional case studies address key genres (the British Gangster film and the musical), film movements (Dogme 95), individual actors (Ryan Gosling, Judi Dench and Amitabh Bachchan) and directors (Alfred Hitchcock and Guillermo del Toro). Understanding Film Theory is an approachable and extensive introduction to film theory. It is the ideal entry point for any student studying film, using clear definitions and explaining complex ideas succinctly.

Understanding Movies

Understanding Movies
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Author: Louis D. Giannetti
Pages: 500
ISBN: STANFORD:36105002668692
Release: 1982
Editor: Prentice Hall

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Helps readers understand how the many languages of film work together to create meaning. Louis Giannetti organizes Understanding Movies around the key elements of filmmaking, including cintematography, Mise en ScFne, movement, editing, sound, acting, drama, casting, story, screenwriting, ideology, and theory. He synthesizes every element through a complete case study: Citizen Kane . This book's ideas are illuminated with hundreds of high-quality still photos, more than 70 in full color, taken from movies such as The Matrix, Almost Famous, jackass the movie, Chicago, Lord of the Rings, Mystic River, and Traffic . New in this edition: a full section on contemporary special effects and computer generated imagery (CGI); up-to-the-minute information on new developments in film technology; more coverage of recent films and filmmakers; more ethnic diversity (including new material on the Islamic cinema); and more lavish use of color and high-quality paper. An updated Companion Website contains animations, video clips from interviews with movie professionals, and Research Navigator access to New York Times film reviews. For everyone who wants to understand the artistry and meaning of the movies.

Feminism at the Movies

Feminism at the Movies
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Author: Hilary Radner,Rebecca Stringer
Pages: 320
ISBN: 9781136519123
Release: 2012-03-22
Editor: Routledge

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Feminism at the Movies: Understanding Gender in Contemporary Popular Cinema examines the way that contemporary film reflects today’s changing gender roles. The book offers a comprehensive overview of the central issues in feminist film criticism with analyses of over twenty popular contemporary films across a range of genres, such as chick flicks, teen pics, hommecoms, horror, action adventure, indie flicks, and women lawyer films. Contributors explore issues of femininity as well as masculinity, reflecting on the interface of popular cinema with gendered realities and feminist ideas. Topics include the gendered political economy of cinema, the female director as auteur, postfeminist fatherhood, consumer culture, depictions of professional women, transgender, sexuality, gendered violence, and the intersections of gender, race, and ethnic identities. The volume contains essays by following contributors: Taunya Lovell Banks, Heather Brook, Mridula Nath Chakraborty, Michael DeAngelis, Barry Keith Grant, Kelly Kessler, Hannah Hamad, Christina Lane (with Nicole Richter), JaneMaree Maher, David Hansen-Miller (with Rosalind Gill), Gary Needham, Sarah Projansky, Hilary Radner, Rob Schaap, Yael D Sherman, Michele Shreiber, Janet Staiger, Peter Stapleton, Rebecca Stringer, Yvonne Tasker, and Ewa Ziarek.

Understanding Movies Plus Mysearchlab with Pearson Etext Access Card Package

Understanding Movies Plus Mysearchlab with Pearson Etext    Access Card Package
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Author: Louis Giannetti
Pages: 576
ISBN: 0205944515
Release: 2013-07-03
Editor: Pearson

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ALERT: Before you purchase, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, including customized versions for individual schools, and registrations are not transferable. In addition, you may need a CourseID, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products. Packages Access codes for Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products may not be included when purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson; check with the seller before completing your purchase. Used or rental books If you rent or purchase a used book with an access code, the access code may have been redeemed previously and you may have to purchase a new access code. Access codes Access codes that are purchased from sellers other than Pearson carry a higher risk of being either the wrong ISBN or a previously redeemed code. Check with the seller prior to purchase. -- A readable, accessible introduction to film Understanding Movies provides valuable insight into how movies communicate and convey meaning to their audiences through a unique network of language systems and techniques. In a readable, accessible, and sometimes humorous manner, Understanding Movies engages students in the fascinating language of film and helps further their appreciation and understanding of why and how movie watchers respond as they do to different films. Organized around elements of film, the thirteenth edition of this market leading text provides students with a new way of looking at films that are familiar to them through contemporary coverage and a visually engaging presentation. Learning Goals Upon completing this book, readers will be able to: Understand film as an industry Discuss the impact of technology on the film industry 0205944515 / 9780205944514 Understanding Movies Plus MySearchLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 0205239927 / 9780205239924 MySearchLab with Pearson eText -- Valuepack Access Card 0205856160 / 9780205856169 Understanding Movies

Film Study

Film Study
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Author: Frank Manchel
Pages: 4
ISBN: 083863186X
Release: 1990
Editor: Fairleigh Dickinson Univ Press

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The four volumes of Film Study include a fresh approach to each of the basic categories in the original edition. Volume one examines the film as film; volume two focuses on the thematic approach to film; volume three draws on the history of film; and volume four contains extensive appendices listing film distributors, sources, and historical information as well as an index of authors, titles, and film personalities.

Understanding Movies Second Canadian Edition Instructor s Manual with Test Item File

Understanding Movies  Second Canadian Edition  Instructor s Manual with Test Item File
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Author: Leach, Jim,Prentice Hall PTR,Mark Betz,Frazier, Terry
Pages: 76
ISBN: 0130283320
Release: 2000-08-01
Editor: Prentice Hall

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Studyguide for Understanding Movies by Giannetti Louis

Studyguide for Understanding Movies by Giannetti  Louis
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Author: Cram101 Textbook Reviews
Pages: 158
ISBN: 1490225676
Release: 2013-05
Editor: Cram101

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Never HIGHLIGHT a Book Again Virtually all testable terms, concepts, persons, places, and events are included. Cram101 Textbook Outlines gives all of the outlines, highlights, notes for your textbook with optional online practice tests. Only Cram101 Outlines are Textbook Specific. Cram101 is NOT the Textbook. Accompanys: 9780521673761

Understanding Cinema

Understanding Cinema
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Author: Per Persson
Pages: 281
ISBN: 9780521813280
Release: 2003-07-28
Editor: Cambridge University Press

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Understanding Cinema, first published in 2003, analyzes the moving imagery of film and television from a psychological perspective. Per Persson argues that spectators perceive, think, apply knowledge, infer, interpret, feel and make use of knowledge, assumptions, expectations and prejudices when viewing and making sense of film. Drawing psychology and anthropology, he explains how close-ups, editing conventions, character psychology and other cinematic techniques work, and how and why they affect the spectator. This study integrates psychological and culturalist approaches to meanings and reception. Anchoring the discussion in concrete examples from early and contemporary cinema, Understanding Cinema also analyzes the design of cinema conventions and their stylistic transformations through the evolution of film.

Instructor s Review Copy for Understanding Movies

Instructor s Review Copy for Understanding Movies
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Author: Louis Giannetti
Pages: 576
ISBN: 0205944426
Release: 2013-06-27
Editor: Unknown

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

A readable, accessible introduction to film Understanding Movies provides valuable insight into how movies communicate and convey meaning to their audiences through a unique network of language systems and techniques. In a readable, accessible, and sometimes humorous manner, Understanding Movies engages students in the fascinating language of film and helps further their appreciation and understanding of why and how movie watchers respond as they do to different films. Organized around elements of film, the thirteenth edition of this market leading text provides students with a new way of looking at films that are familiar to them through contemporary coverage and a visually engaging presentation. This text is available in a variety of formats - digital and print. Pearson offers its titles on the devices students love through Pearson's MyLab products, CourseSmart, Amazon, and more. To learn more about our programs, pricing options and customization, click the Choices tab. Learning Goals Upon completing this book, readers will be able to: Understand film as an industry Discuss the impact of technology on the film industry

Looking at Movies

Looking at Movies
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Author: Richard Meran Barsam,Dave Monahan
Pages: 600
ISBN: 0393115402
Release: 2009-09-23
Editor: W W Norton & Company Incorporated

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Disc 1 offers 25 short 'tutorials,' helping students see what the text describes. Disc 2 includes an anthology of 12 short films, from 5 to 30 minutes in length. Together, the DVDs offer nearly five hours of pedagogically useful moving-image content.

Film Isms

Film Isms
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Author: Ronald Bergan
Pages: 159
ISBN: 9780789322142
Release: 2011
Editor: Rizzoli Publications

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Offers a guide to the "isms" that define movements in film, describing the category, its significance, and some of prominent artists and works that represent it.

Understanding Movies Fourth Canadian Edition by Giannetti Leach

Understanding Movies  Fourth Canadian Edition  by  Giannetti Leach
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Author: Anonim
Pages: 329
ISBN: 0132340585
Release: 2008
Editor: Unknown

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Understanding Movies

Understanding Movies
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Author: Louis Giannetti
Pages: 546
ISBN: 0205718884
Release: 2010-07-11
Editor: Pearson College Division

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