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Thinking About Movies free pdf Thinking About Movies, 2nd edition is a comprehensive guide for students and movie lovers who want to learn how to watch movies critically and analytically. Intended for the beginner, the text offers the critical building blocks required to understand film as an important narrative and cultural form. Guiding readers through basic film concepts - narrative structure, authorship, genre, actors, and stars - as well as more complex analyses of race, class, gender, film theory, audience, and reception, Thinking About Movies offers an intelligent and lively introduction to the ways in which movies are constructed, achieve their effect, and convey their powerful messages. This second edition has been fully revised and updated to cover new developments in filmmaking and recent movie releases. Including extensive illustrations and discussions of a diverse selection of important films, from Citizen Kane to The Sixth Sense, this is the ideal textbook to get students thinking about this important cultural medium. Thinking About Movies, 2nd edition is accompanied by a website at http: //www .blackwellpublishing.com/lehman featuring resources for both academics and students.

About Peter Lehman

Peter Lehman is Professor of Humanities at Arizona State University. He is author of Blake Edwards (1981), Defining Cinema (1997), Running Scared: Masculinity and the Representation of the Male Body (1993) and editor of Close Viewings: An Anthology of New Film Criticism (1990). William Luhr is Professor of English at Saint Peter's College. He is author of The Maltese Falcon: John Huston, Director (1995) and Returning to the Scene: Blake Edwards (1989).

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Author : Peter Lehman
Publisher : Blackwell Publishers
Data Published : 13 January 2003
ISBN : 0631233571
EAN : 9780631233572
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 416 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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