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Understanding Movies (PKG),9780130255792

Understanding Movies (PKG)

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8th
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9780130255792

ISBN10:
0130255793
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Paperback
Pub. Date:
4/1/1999
Publisher(s):
Prentice Hall
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Table of Contents

Preface vii
Acknowledgments viii
Photography
1(40)
Overview
2(1)
Realism and Formalism
2(8)
The Shots
10(2)
The Angles
12(5)
Light and Dark
17(4)
Color
21(6)
Lenses, Filters, Stocks, Opticals, and Gauges
27(8)
The Cinematographer
35(6)
Further Reading
40(1)
Mise En Scene
41(50)
Overview
42(1)
The Frame
42(12)
Composition and Design
54(10)
Territorial Space
64(11)
Proxemic Patterns
75(5)
Open and Closed Forms
80(11)
Further Reading
90(1)
Movement
91(40)
Overview
92(1)
Kinetics
92(16)
The Moving Camera
108(12)
Mechanical Distortions of Movement
120(11)
Further Reading
129(2)
Editing
131(68)
Overview
132(1)
Continuity
132(3)
D. W. Griffith and Classical Cutting
135(15)
Soviet Montage and the Formalist Tradition
150(12)
Andre Bazin and the Tradition of Realism
162(10)
Hitchcock's North by Northwest: Storyboard Version
172(27)
Further Reading
198(1)
Sound
199(38)
Overview
200(1)
Historical Background
200(6)
Sound Effects
206(5)
Music
211(7)
Musicals and Opera
218(4)
Spoken Language
222(15)
Further Reading
236(1)
Acting
237(48)
Overview
238(1)
Stage and Screen Acting
239(12)
The American Star System
251(16)
Styles of Acting
267(11)
Casting
278(5)
Further Reading
283(2)
Drama
285(38)
Overview
286(1)
Time, Space, and Language
286(9)
The Director
295(6)
Settings and Decor
301(13)
Costumes and Makeup
314(9)
Further Reading
321(2)
Story
323(38)
Overview
324(1)
Narratology
324(4)
The Spectator
328(4)
The Classical Paradigm
332(5)
Realistic Narratives
337(4)
Formalistic Narratives
341(3)
Nonfictional Narratives
344(6)
Genre and Myth
350(11)
Further Reading
360(1)
Writing
361(34)
Overview
362(7)
The Screenwriter
369
The Screenplay
364(10)
North by Northwest: Reading Version
374(5)
Figurative Comparisons
379(7)
Point of View
386(4)
Literary Adaptations
390(5)
Further Reading
394(1)
Ideology
395(42)
Overview
396(5)
The Left-Center-Right Model
401(10)
Culture, Religion, and Ethnicity
411(8)
Feminism
419(8)
Gay Liberation
427(6)
Tone
433(4)
Further Reading
436(1)
Theory
437(34)
Overview
438(1)
Theories of Realism
439(6)
Formalist Film Theories
445(4)
The Auteur Theory
449(6)
Eclectic and Synthetic Theories
455(3)
Structuralism and Semiology
458(7)
Historiography
465(6)
Further Reading
470(1)
Synthesis: Citizen Kane
471(37)
Photography
473(4)
Mise en Scene
477(2)
Movement
479(4)
Editing
483(2)
Sound
485(2)
Acting
487(2)
Drama
489(5)
Story
494(2)
Writing
496(4)
Ideology
500(2)
Theory
502(6)
Further Reading
507(1)
Glossary 508(13)
Index 521


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