Trove: Find and get Australian resources. Books, images, historic newspapers, maps, archives and more. Richard Barsam (Author, Hunter College), Dave Monahan (Author, University From its very first chapter, Looking at Movies provides students with all the tools. Study Plan · Learning Objectives Exercise · Chapter Overview · Ebook · Review Quiz · Flashcards · Screening Checklists · Timelines · Bookmark and Share.

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There is so much text its almost impossible to learn anything let alone study this piece of crap for a test im sure to take at the end of each chapter. Sommer Cox rated it really liked it Oct 05, Good condition, exactly what my proffessor had. The book is very well written and organized.

The most visually dynamic text on the market. Conceived, directed, hosted, edited, and narrated by coauthor and filmmaker Dave Monahan, each Lookinv tutorial directly relates to and complements the content in the book.


Aug 03, Lauren rated it really liked it Shelves: Chapter 2 — Principles of Film Form p. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. The four-color design of Looking at Movies is easy on the eyes and fun barswm read.

Giannetti, by contrast, has a entire chapter on movement, whereas Barsam handles camera movement in his cinematography chapter and movement within the image in his chapter on mise-en-scene–which I think makes much more sense. PaperbackSecond Edition. It’s a good text for Aesthetics of Film, the course I teach with movis husband, but the book seems obsessed with Johnny Depp, which, with all due respect, we don’t get.? Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life.

Related Books Writing About Movies Fourth Edition The most succinct, practical, and affordable introduction to thinking and movjes about film. But, more importantly, it shows students what the text describes. This book if very easy and interesting to read. Explore the Home Gift Guide. I learned a lot, but this moives, like most textbooks, has awful writing.

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I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? Thank you for your feedback. It hits all the big aspects of film review and has lots of examples.

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Looking at Movies: An Introduction to Film by Richard Barsam

To quote ” movies have defined America” B S Talk about an over-lown sense of importance give the fact the the fiml industry is the only business the has well over 20 award shows mogies they cant patt themselfs on the back at how great they are im not surpised of how much ego if find in this book. Seeing as it’s a textbook and not an interactive site, there is something lost in transitioning from paper to the actual moving material.

Get to Know Us. A Critical ,ovies in other classes say they prefer the Barsam to both of those. Dec 31, Ayah A. Showing of 53 reviews. As is, the reader or teacher and student either has to wade through all that preliminary discussion prior to getting to the really meaty material, or she has to jump around in the book and split up the reading so as to address everything that is topically related in one read.

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