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The Art of Watching Films https://www.mheducation.com/cover-images/Jpeg_400-high/1260837467.jpeg 10 2022 9781260837469 The 10th edition is informed by the belief that making films is an art—and that watching films is also an art. With an emphasis on the narrative film, The Art of Watching Films, 10e challenges students to take their film experience further by sharpening their powers of observation, developing the skills and habits of perceptive watching, and discovering complex aspects of film art that they might otherwise overlook. The text introduces the formal elements and production process of movies, and it helps students analytically view and understand films within their historical, cultural, and social contexts. There are more than 450 film frames with extensive captions to illustrate key points in the text for context and critical thinking. The textbook presents an organized framework that can be applied to all movies.
09781260837469
The Art of Watching Films

The Art of Watching Films, 10th Edition

ISBN10: 1260837467 | ISBN13: 9781260837469
By Dennis Petrie, Joe Boggs

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The 10th edition is informed by the belief that making films is an art—and that watching films is also an art. With an emphasis on the narrative film, The Art of Watching Films, 10e challenges students to take their film experience further by sharpening their powers of observation, developing the skills and habits of perceptive watching, and discovering complex aspects of film art that they might otherwise overlook. The text introduces the formal elements and production process of movies, and it helps students analytically view and understand films within their historical, cultural, and social contexts. There are more than 450 film frames with extensive captions to illustrate key points in the text for context and critical thinking. The textbook presents an organized framework that can be applied to all movies.

1 THE ART OF WATCHING FILMS 

2 THEMATIC ELEMENTS

3 FICTIONAL AND DRAMATIC ELEMENTS

4 VISUAL DESIGN 

5 CINEMATOGRAPHY AND SPECIAL VISUAL EFFECTS 

6 EDITING 

7 COLOR 

8 SOUND EFFECTS AND DIALOGUE 

9 THE MUSICAL SCORE 

10 ACTING 

11 THE DIRECTOR’S STYLE 

12 ANALYSIS OF THE WHOLE FILM

13 ADAPTATIONS 

14 GENRE FILMS, REMAKES, AND SEQUELS 

15 FILM AND SOCIETY 
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Dennis Petrie

Joe Boggs

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