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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This book will be the textbook for my upcoming Film course at ASM. Although Loojing had a fairly solid foundation, his book helped lay down the missing points The final nail in the coffin is looling fact that the text is unreliable and inconsistent.

That being said I think the official edition comes with a DVD that acts as a supplement. Someone please tell the guy who wrote this piece of baarsam exceiment that when you put a photo in a text book the caption dosnt have to give the photos life story If your a student and your class calls for the use and study of this book do your self a favor and drop the class because trust me you do not want to have to use this book unless you have a extra 40 hours of reading time a week you can spare.


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The new edition does have a few weaknesses, however–at least, in my opinion. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Looking at Movies Fifth Edition.

Barszm quote lioking 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 back 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. Pretty good introductory textbook on film and filmmaking. On pagein the cinematography chapter, one can find the following on the topic of CG films: Showing of 53 reviews.

He is the author of Nonfiction Film: Thanks for telling us about the problem. Want to Read saving…. Covers all aspects acting, cinematography, and so much more. From inside the book.

A must read for every Film students. If your professor narsam this textbook, please politely question them as to why this one.

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I was very satisfied, even had an online code for the book so I don’t have to lug it to my class every day. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Christopher Samuelson rated it liked it May 03, I am renting mine, but it came brand new in the plastic wrap and everything. Looking at Movies Chapter 2: If you’re interested in how to analyze film, this is a great book.


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Books by Richard Barsam. It’s a great introduction on how to analyze movies, but might seem like common sense to those people who already have an understanding of film in this way.

Neicy rated it it was amazing Aug 16, Professor Barsam’s clear writing, thorough presentation of fundamental film principles, and unique pedagogical additions to the tra Shaped by Richard Barsam’s more 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.

Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. In the world of movies, form is cinematic language: I wasn’t bqrsam so I rolled the dice, and wanted to let everyone else know: Best used in conjunction with study of one or two directors for comparison.