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Film Art This fourth edition is a revision of the successful introduction to film appreciation and aesthetics It begins with an overview of film production, moves on to a consideration of the formal elements and techniques, covers film criticism and concludes with a brief section highlighting the key moments in film history Illustrated with over 500 frame enlargements, many in colour, Film Art has been updated to include analysis of some of the most interesting films of recent years including Raging Bull and Desperately Seeking Susan. Read Film Art author David Bordwell – eiyo.us

Read Film Art– eiyo.us
  • Unknown Binding
  • 532 pages
  • Film Art
  • David Bordwell
  • English
  • 09 August 2018
  • 0072484551

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    Found this book in a pile of discarded books and picked it up because the cover was compelling, and I know nothing about the art and science of movie making I m rather glad I did because this was an excellent introduction into the field, with a nice balance of both application and theory and wide range of content covered from mainstream Hollywood to obscure experimental films, and from silent classics to modern digitally recorded cinema.Through reading this book I ve discovered why modern movie Found this book in a pile of discarded books and picked it up because the cover was compelling, and I know nothing about the art and science of movie making I m rather glad I did because this was an excellent introduction into the field, with a nice balance of both application and theory and wide range of content covered from mainstream Hollywood to obscure experimental films, and from silent classics to modern digitally recorded cinema.Through reading this book I ve discovered why modern movies leave me cold, compared to past ones something I ve never really really been able to put my finger on in a technical way Now I know it s because the pace of cutting between cameras has doubled over the past few decades, leaving everything, even non action movies, having something of a frenetic ADD sort of feel Also, modern movies are made with television and DVD releases in mind, mak...


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    Film Art was my first book on film studies I was not yet an avid film students by then, but this book captured my interest so deep as then it made me impatiently waiting for my future film study classes It s not a manual book of film techniques Yet it does encompass that issues from an artsy point of view This book discusses elements of films e.g., shots, lighting, color, mood, tone, narrative, plots, acts, genres, hollywood era, and many, precisely on how they constitue the overall l Film Art was my first book on film studies I was not yet an avid film students by then, but this book captured my interest so deep as then it made me impatiently waiting for my future film study classes It s not a manual book of film techniques Yet it does encompass that issues from an artsy point of ...


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    Anyone with an interest in film or who likes to watch movies with an understanding of the processes that involve filmmaking, will get something from this excellent edition of a text book that has become the staple of film studies in a formal educational setting Film Art An Introduction Eighth Edition by David Bordwell and Kristin Thompson is an excellent updating of a great film resource text I was first introduced to first edition of the text way back in the late 1970s when it was smaller Anyone with an interest in film or who likes to watch movies with an understanding of the processes that involve filmmaking, will get something from this excellent edition of a text book that has become the staple of film studies in a formal educational setting Film Art An Introduction Eighth Edition by David Bordwell and Kristin Thompson is an excellent updating of a great film resource text I was first introduced to first edition of the text way back in the late 1970s when it was smaller and contained fewer color pictures The new Eighth Edition has color plates throughout, updated filmography and a CD ROM disc addition, what the book blurb touts as text specific Tutorial CD ROM with video clips , that greatly enhances the depth and applicability of the subject for the cineaste, the cas...


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    Fun to read Lots of illustrations too, and it enhanced my appreciation of movies


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    Really Helpful


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    Je me sens comme la fin d un long voyage parsem de d couvertes dor es mais non, je viens juste de finir l impresssionnant tome de Bordwell et de Kristin Thompson consacr au film Je pense reconna tre en Bordwell l image d un enseignant irr prochable...


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    Film Art presented a struggle for me While the textbook has great organization and breaks up the concepts into thoughtful sections, I have personally not viewed many of the films that the authors focus on in their analysis portion of the text As a result, the analysis was often difficult to fully appreciate and understand due to lack of reference I imagine if the reader was familiar with the films included in the textbook, the experience of reading it would be muchbeneficial For others Film Art presented a struggle for me While the textbook has great organization and breaks up the concepts into thoughtful sections, I have personally not viewed many of the films that the authors focus on in their analysis portion of the text A...

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