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The stakes are rising because the obstacles are becoming increasingly difficult for our protagonist to navigate.

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Looking at Movies: An Introduction to Film

Not a bad first look at film, and all the stills printed in the chapters have their original aspect ratio. The four-color design of Looking at Movies is easy on the eyes and fun to read. Ships from and sold by Amazon. Explore the Home Gift Guide. Just a moment while we sign you in zt your Goodreads account. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews.

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Looking at Movies

Best used in conjunction with study of one or two directors for comparison. The 2nd edition had an entire chapter on film theory and criticism. The most useful, best-integrated media package. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Thinking about Philosophy 3rd Edition. Lookingg by Richard Barsam. Refresh and try again. Cart Support Signed in as: This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Shaped by Richard Barsam’s lkoking than twenty years of classroom experience, “Looking at Movies” uses students’ natural enthusiasm for the subject as a foundation for going beyond enjoyment toward intelligent, analytical understanding of movies.

Engaging Cinema emphasizes moveis interactions between society and cinema and introduces students to film studies as it is actually done by scholars and critics.

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An Introduction to Film Looking at Movies: Conceived, directed, hosted, edited, and narrated by coauthor and filmmaker Dave Monahan, each DVD tutorial directly relates to and complements the content in the book. The Third Edition of Looking at Movies is as visually engaging and fun to read as previous editions, and now contains new material on film history, film genre, and cultural contexts, and even more help with film analysis. The better solution–I think–would have been simply to revise the old material and include the new material as well as some of the original material in other other chapters where it topically belongs moving the discussion of genres, for example, into the chapter on narrative.

Ido rated it really liked it Nov 12, Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. This book if very easy and interesting to read.

Richard Barsam does provide a wide array of examples from nearly all genres of film which makes identifying the properties easier.


Read reviews that mention access code brand new film class pages films movies chapters textbook condition course. PaperbackSecond Edition. Covers all aspects acting, cinematography, and so much more. The final nail in the coffin is the fact that the text is unreliable and inconsistent. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.

An Introduction to Film by Richard Barsam. Considering how much of a fan I am over movies, actors, and their stories, it was a wonderful read to get as much information about theory and behind the scenes techniques. I am renting mine, but it came brand new in the plastic wrap and everything.

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In short, a great text. All things considered, then, despite the puzzling loss of the theory chapterBarsam’s “Looking at Movies” is the best all-around choice for an introduction to film text, and I highly recommend it. In the process, usually the protagonist must take a great risk, make a significant sacrifice, or overcome a personal flaw. Elements of Narrative Chapter 5: If a term of concept is written on one page, an example of it was placed five pages after rather than on the same page.

This is a really well organized textbook and is very easy to understand. Is this feature helpful? The new 3rd edition of “Looking at Movies” adds a valuable and much-needed chapter on film history and expands the discussion of film technology, production and marketing.

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