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How to read a film

Monaco, James.

How to read a film

movies, media, and beyond : art, technology, language, history, theory

by Monaco, James.

  • 163 Want to read
  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Motion pictures

  • About the Edition

    James Monaco discusses the elements necessary to understand how a film conveys its meaning, and, more importantly, how the audience can best discern all that a film is attempting to communicate.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 678-691) and indexes.

    StatementJames Monaco ; with diagrams by David Lindroth.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1994 .M59 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination729 p. :
    Number of Pages729
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23992146M
    ISBN 109780195321050
    LC Control Number2009517555

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Richard Gilman referred to How to Read a Film as simply "the best single work of its kind." And Janet Maslin in The New York Times Book Review marveled at James Monaco's ability to collect "an enormous amount of useful information and assemble it in an exhilaratingly simple and systematic way." Indeed, since its original publication inthis hugely popular book has become the definitive Cited by: we treat a film.

A film is something we can read just as carefully and consciously as a book or poem. Thus, the first step to being a good film reader is to watch with pen and notebook (or writing journal) in hand, jotting down notes as you watch the film.

This will give you specific. This book touches upon pretty much every topic within cinema, as we get history, technique, film theory and whatnot. It's something that probably makes this the must-read book that it is, but it's also what's stopping this from being the kind of insightful book I'd hoped to get/5.

First published inthis popular book has become the source on film and media. Now, James Monaco offers a revised and rewritten third edition incorporating every major aspect of this dynamic medium right up to the present. Looking at film from many vantage points, How to Read a Film: Movies, Media, Multimedia explores the medium as both art and craft, sensibility and science, tradition 4/5(1).

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I knew a Chicago film critic, teacher and booker named John West, who lived in a wondrous apartment filled with film prints, projectors, books, posters and stills. As for filmmaking books, I haven't read any for a while, but my first book on the subject, was brought back from America by my Dad and was called The Filmmakers Handbook by Edward Pincus and Steven Asher.

I read it over and over again before making my first 16mm short with a crew I trained purely from theoretical knowledge gained from the book.

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5. Having read the book prevents you from hearing spoilers about the movie.