How to Read a Film (häftad)
Format
Häftad (Paperback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
736
Utgivningsdatum
2009-05-21
Upplaga
30
Förlag
OUP USA
Illustratör/Fotograf
75 line illustrations 350 halftones
Illustrationer
350 halftones, 75 line illustrations
Dimensioner
231 x 163 x 33 mm
Vikt
1067 g
Antal komponenter
1
Komponenter
,
ISBN
9780195321050
How to Read a Film (häftad)

How to Read a Film

Movies, Media, and Beyond

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Monaco offers a special anniversary edition of his classic work, featuring a new preface and several new sections, including an "Essential Library: One Hundred Books About Film and Media You Should Read" and "One Hundred Films You Should See." As in previous editions, Monaco once again looks at film from many vantage points, as both art and craft, sensibility and science, tradition and technology. After examining film's close relation to other narrative media such
as the novel, painting, photography, television, and even music, the book discusses the elements necessary to understand how films convey meaning, and, more importantly, how we can best discern all that a film is attempting to communicate. In addition, Monaco stresses the ever-evolving digital context
of film throughout and his chapter on multimedia brings media criticism into the twenty-first century.
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*Praise for previous editions: <br>"This book is a compliment to the reader....Monaco's spirit is gracious; he has a gift for making accumulations of detail relevant and uncluttered. His manner is modest and undidactic, and he is painstakingly scrupulous."--Samson Raphaelson, Film Comment<br>"Anyone who writes about film, who is interested in film seriously, just has to have [Monaco's book]."--Richard Roud, Director, New York Film Festival<br>"The best single work of its kind."--Richard Gilman<br>"An astute and thoroughgoing analysis....Monaco is cuts above the popular 'criticism' of Reed, Kael, et al. He is lucid and sophisticated."--Publishers Weekly<br>

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<br>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.<br>

Innehållsförteckning

INTRODUCTION; 1. FILM AS ART: The nature of Art, Ways of Looking at Art, Film, Recording, and the Other Arts, The Structure of Art; 2. TECHNOLOGY: IMAGE AND SOUND: Art and Technology, The Lens, The Camera, The Filmstock, The Soundtrack, Post-Production, Videon and Film, Projection; 3. THE LANGUAGE OF FILM: SIGNS AND SYNTAX: Signs, syntax; 4. THE SHAPE OF FILM HISTORY: Movies/Film/Cinema, "Movies": Economics, "Film": Politics, "Cinema": Aesthetics; 5. FILM THEORY: FORM AND FUNCTION: The Critis, The Poet and the Philosopher: Lindsay and Munsterberg, Expressionism and Realism: Arnheim and Kracauer, Montage: Pudovkin, Eisenstein, Balzacs, and Formalism, Mise en Scene: Neorealism, Bazin, and Godard, Film Speaks and Acts: Metz and Contemporary Theory; 6. MEDIA: IN THE MIDDLE OF THINGS: Community, Print and Electronic Media, Radio and Records, Television and Video; 7. MULTIMEDIA: THE DIGITAL REVOLUTION: The Digital Revolution, The Myth of Multimedia, The Myth of Virtual Reality, The Myth of Cyberspace, "What Is to be Done"; FILM AND MEDIA: A CHRONOLOGY - READING ABOUT FILM AND MEDIA - INDEX