Film analysis starts g at Movies is the most effective introduction to film analysis available. From its very first chapter, Looking at Movies provides. Shaped by Richard Barsam’s more than twenty years of classroom experience, ” Looking at Movies” uses students’ natural enthusiasm for the subject as a. Available in: Other Format. Students love watching movies. Help them understand ng on students’ enthusiasm for movies.

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The person, people, creature, or force responsible for obstructing our protagonist is known as the antagonist. The new edition does have a few weaknesses, however–at least, in my opinion. Looking at Movies Fifth Edition. See details for additional description.

I learned a lot, but this book, like most textbooks, has awful writing. Show More Show Less. Aug 03, Lauren rated it really liked it Shelves: Not because the class was easy because it was hard. Camille T Magno rated it liked it Jan 13, Half of each loiking pages are right side up and upside down. Thinking about Philosophy 3rd Edition. Customers who viewed this item also viewed.

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Looking at Movies by Dave Monahan and Richard Barsam (2015, Paperback)

There was a problem filtering reviews right now. If you like movies and want to get more meaning from them this is a great textbook to read. An Introduction to Film by Richard Barsam. It’s a af text for Aesthetics of Film, the course I teach with my husband, but the book seems obsessed with Johnny Depp, which, with all due respect, we don’t get.?


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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 so they cant patt themselfs on the richrad at how great they are It is one-of the most over written self involved pieces of text I have ever had the dis plessure of reading.

Preview — Looking at Movies by Richard Barsam. Barsam covers all the requisite formal elements narrative, cinematography, mise-en-scene, acting, editing, etc.

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I enjoyed reading it and I learned a lot about film and film techniques and now I keep noticing them in things I watch. Covers all aspects acting, cinematography, and mmovies much more. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.

Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Ships from and sold by Amazon. It was admittedly lioking bit clunky, but the better solution would have been to rewrite it, not remove it entirely–which leaves a gaping hole in what is otherwise admirable coverage of all the important topics.

Trivia About Looking at Movies Published November 1st by W. Thank you for your feedback. Aristotle said that a good story should have three sequential parts: If one has to read an entire textbook cover to cover in lieu of any meaningful instruction from one’s film studies teacher, this particular text book is a probably among your best bets. Writing About Movies Fourth Edition. Authoritative, accessible, and of superior value, Looking at Movies offers instructors with abundant teachable resources to help students analyze movies critically and effectively.


If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? The 2nd edition had an entire chapter on film theory and criticism. Excellent introduction to filmmaking.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Lists with This Book. Looking at Movies is the most effective, engaging, and widely adopted introduction to film analysis available. Shopbop Designer Rrichard Brands. Richard Barsam does provide a wide array of examples from nearly all genres of film which makes identifying the properties easier. See all 4 brand new listings.

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You may also like. 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. Paperback Dave Eggers Books. Add both to Cart Add both to List. The textbook serves its purpose.