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Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Straightforward explanations of core critical concepts, practical advice, and suggested assignments on particular technical, visual, and aesthetic aspects further anchor the reader’s understanding of the formal language and anatomy of film.
I didn’t read it to siiov film critic as much as I aimed to develop skill of a critical watching of movies and enhance my ability as recipient to cinema. Thanks for telling us about the problem.
Sikov includes a few anecdotes from mostly American films, but you don’t need to have seen them to understand his points.
Film Studies: An Introduction
American Screen Comedy of the s. Sikov’s book is also concise and brief, which allows the teacher to add their own detail and their own examples, while the students won’t feel drowned in readings. He treats a number of fundamental factors in filmmaking, including editing, composition, lighting, the use of color and sound, and narrative. My library Help Advanced Book Search.
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The Life of Bette DavisMr. We appreciate your feedback. Mar 23, Mohamed Adwi rated it really liked it Shelves: Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. Shocking Representation Adam Lowenstein. The lack of illustrations makes the book more affordable, which is a good thing considering the price average for film textbooks. Other books in this series. A very baseline book for film studies and film analysis.
He lives in New York City. Ed Sikov builds a step-by-step curriculum for the appreciation of all types of narrative cinema, detailing the ee elements of film form and systematically training the spectator to be an active reader and critic.
The writing is clear and concise. Of course, this reduces the amount of detail but that can at times be a good thing. The purpose of this book, which is an introductory-level post-secondary text book in film studies, provides the basic concepts for analyzing a film’s meaning and writing a term paper about intfoduction.
I think it’s important to understand that this is not a book about film criticism. Film and Culture Series.
A perfectly decent film studies textbook which paradoxically gets better by not having too many illustrations. Ed Sikov builds introvuction step-by-step curriculum for the appreciation of all types of narrative cinema, detailing the essential elements of film form and systematically training the spectator to be an active reader and critic. Want to Read saving….
From Word to Image-2nd edition. His description of mise-en-scene helps readers grasp the significance of montage, which introductioh turn reveals the importance of a director’s use of camera movement.
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Film Studies : An Introduction
If you are already familiar with these aspects the book will be dull, otherwise it’s an easy but informative book on basic film techniques. It’s sikog dissecting a film to understand what the filmmakers’ artistic intent might have been.
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