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The Art of Watching Films, 7th Edition

 
 
 
 
The Art of Watching Films, 7th Edition
Author: Joseph M. Boggs - Dennis W. Petrie
ISBN 13: 9780073535074
ISBN 10: 73535079
Edition: 7th
Publisher: McGraw-Hill
Publication Date: 2006-12-23
Format: Perfect Paperback
Pages: 608
List Price: $82.05
 
 

This introduction to film appreciation uses contemporary and popular American movies to help students develop critical skills in the analysis and evaluation of film. By suggesting what to look for and how to look for it, this text challenges students to sharpen their powers of observation, establish habits of perceptive watching, and discover complex aspects of film art that will further enhance their enjoyment of watching films.

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This introduction to film appreciation uses examples from contemporary and popular American films to help students sharpen their powers of observation and establish habits of perceptive watching. The fifth edition adds 100 new photos and an expanded discussion of genre films, and reintroduces the chapter on censorship. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)