9780195321050

How to Read a Film Movies, Media, and Beyond

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  • ISBN13:

    9780195321050

  • ISBN10:

    0195321057

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 5/8/2009
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Summary

Since its original publication in 1977, this hugely popular book has become the definitive source on film and media. Now, Monaco offers a special anniversary edition of his classic work, featuring a new preface and several new sections.

Author Biography


James Monaco is a writer, publisher, and producer. His books include American Film Now, The New Wave, The Encyclopedia of Film, and The Connoisseur's Guide to the Movies. He lives and works in the New York City area.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Film as Art
The Nature of Art Ways of Looking at Art Film, Recording, and the Other
Arts The Structure of Art
Technology
Image and Sound Art and Technology
The Lens
The Camera
The Filmstock
The Soudtrack Post-Production Video and Film Projection
The Language of Film
Signs and Syntax Signs Syntax
The Shape of Film History Movies/Film/Cinema ""Movies""
Economics ""Film""
Politics ""Cinema""
Aesthetics
Film Theory: Form and Function
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