Book , Print in English

Understanding movies

Louis Giannetti.
  • Boston : Pearson, [2014]
  • Thirteenth edition.
  • xxvi, 550 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm
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Subjects
Contents
  • ch. 1 Photography
  • Realism and Formalism
  • Shots
  • Angles
  • Light and Dark
  • Color
  • Lenses, Filters, and Stocks
  • Digital Revolution
  • Cinematographer
  • Further Reading
  • ch. 2 Mise En Scene
  • Frame
  • Composition and Design
  • Territorial Space
  • Proxemic Patterns
  • Open and Closed Forms
  • Further Reading
  • ch. 3 Movement
  • Kinetics
  • Moving Camera
  • Mechanical Distortions of Movement
  • Further Reading
  • ch. 4 Editing
  • Continuity
  • D. W. Griffith and Classical Cutting
  • Soviet Montage and the Formalist Tradition
  • Andre Bazin and the Tradition of Realism
  • Further Reading
  • ch. 5 Sound
  • Historical Background
  • Sound Effects
  • Music
  • Musicals
  • Spoken Language
  • Further Reading
  • ch. 6 Acting
  • Stage and Screen Acting
  • American Star System
  • Styles of Acting
  • Casting
  • Further Reading
  • ch. 7 Dramatization
  • Time, Space, and Language
  • Director
  • Settings and Decor
  • Costumes and Makeup
  • Further Reading
  • ch. 8 Story
  • Narratology
  • Spectator
  • Classical Paradigm
  • Realistic Narratives
  • Formalistic Narratives
  • Nonfictional Narratives
  • Genre and Myth
  • Further Reading
  • ch. 9 Writing
  • Screenwriter
  • Screenplay
  • North by Northwest: the Screenplay
  • Figurative Comparisons
  • Point of View
  • Literary Adaptations
  • Further Reading
  • ch. 10 Ideology
  • Left-Center-Right Model
  • Culture, Religion, and Ethnicity
  • Feminism
  • Queer Cinema
  • Tone
  • Further Reading
  • ch. 11 Critique
  • Theories of Realism
  • Formalist Film Theories
  • Auteur Theory
  • Eclectic and Synthesizing Approaches
  • Structuralism and Semiology
  • Historiography
  • Further Reading
  • ch. 12 Synthesis
  • Photography
  • Mise En Scene
  • Movement
  • Editing
  • Sound
  • Acting
  • Dramatization
  • Story
  • Writing
  • Ideology
  • Critique
  • Further Reading.
Other information
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN
  • 9780205856169
  • 0205856160
Identifying numbers
  • LCCN: 2013002337
  • OCLC: 828143773
  • OCLC: 828143773