Understanding MOVIES. Louis Giannetti. Thirteenth Edition. Boston Columbus Indianapolis New York San Francisco Upper Saddle River. Amsterdam Cape. Helps readers understand how the many languages of film work together to create meaning. Louis Giannetti organizes Understanding Movies around the key . ‘Understanding Movies’ is designed to help students analyse movies with precision and technical sophistication. Its focus is on formalism – how the forms of the.
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Mar 02, Deb rated it really liked it. Professor Giannetti is also the author of a book on cinema theory, Godard and Others: Helps readers understand how the many languages of film work together to create meaning. THORNHILL Marxist medium metaphors uunderstanding montage move movement narrative narrator objects open forms photographed plane play players produced protagonist proxemic psychological realistic reality roles scene screen script sense sequence shooting social sound soundtrack space stage stars story structure studio style stylized subject matter suggest symbolic technique tend theatrical theme theory THORNHILL tion Truffaut usually viewer virtually visual York.
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Each chapter is loaded with screen shots of movies that provide examples of what the author is talking about. He has published many articles, both popular and scholarly, on political subjects, literature, and drama. This book is easy to understand while being extremely undersganding and offering many examples of each concept.
I enjoyed reading it, but I wouldn’t say that it’s a real page-turner. Signed out You have successfully signed out and will be required to sign back in should you need to download more resources.
Understanding Movies, 13th Edition
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Understanding Movies by Louis D. Giannetti
South Africa, and Japan. The photographs dominate the pages at times. In fact, I am keeping this textbook because it is fun to read. Learning Goals Upon completing this book, readers will be able to: Published February 1st by Prentice Hall first published January 1st Username Password Forgot your username or password?
Professor Giannetti is also the author of Goddard and Others: The straight-forward, clear text goes a long way; he knows he needs to keep things kinda simple, but is considerate enough not to water things down and insult our intelligence.
Great starter to those wanting to learn the aesthetics of film making. He lives in Shaker Heights, where lie spends an inordinate amount of time tending his Japanese-style garden.
It had a lot of good information. The text explains everything very well, and goes into detail where it needs to.
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Rigid and uninspired classification of the film production, centered on the well documented Hollywood style of production. Books by Louis D. Pearson offers special pricing when you package your text with other student resources. This is an movoes introduction to the technical and artistic aspects of the medium of motion pictures. Want to Read saving…. Sign In We’re sorry! This was the first textbook I ever had for a film class.