Shatner Rules
Score: 4.5
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Shatner Rules


  • Author: William Shatner & Chris Regan
  • Release Date : 2011-10-04
  • Genre: Humor
  • File Size: 1867055 Bytes


You love William Shatner. You admire his many and varied talents. You appreciate his creativity and willingness to take risks. You want to learn his master negotiation techniques. You wish you could hang out with him. Admit it. You want to BE William Shatner. And now...you can (almost). To be Shatner, you must follow the rules included in this lively, entertaining, and thought-provoking volume. This collection of rules and fun factners, illustrated with stories from Bill’s illustrious life and career, will show you how Bill became WILLIAM SHATNER, larger than life and bigger than any role he ever played. Shatner Rules is your guide to becoming William Shatner. Or more accurately, beautifully Shatneresque. Because let's face it...Shatner does rule, ...

Temple Grandin

Temple Grandin


  • Author: Annette Wood
  • Release Date : 2016-08-23
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • File Size: 941719 Bytes


Since Temple Grandin's life story was told in the 15 x Emmy-nominated film Temple Grandin, and since her heartwarming speech at the award ceremony, she has become one of the world's most well-known members of its community.In this fascinating biography, Annette Wood delves deep into Grandin's life from childhood to adulthood. Wood tells of the trials and tribulations of the icon: What difficulties Grandin struggled with and how she's become a hero for the autistic community. She also tells what Temple has done since the movie came out, where she is today, what kind of difference she's made, and what her future holds.For the 22 million people worldwide afflicted by autism and the countless friends and family members who support them, this brilliant po...

Understanding Movies
Score: 3.5
From 2 Ratings

Understanding Movies


  • Author : Louis D Giannetti
  • Publisher : Pearson
  • Release Date : 2013
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0205856160


Understanding Movies Book Description :

From the Publisher: Helps readers understand how the many languages of film work together to create meaning. Louis Giannetti organizes Understanding Movies around the key elements of filmmaking, including cintematography, Mise en Scene, movement, editing, sound, acting, drama, casting, story, screenwriting, ideology, and theory. He synthesizes every element through a complete case study: Citizen Kane. This book's ideas are illuminated with hundreds of high-quality still photos, more than 70 in full color, taken from movies such as The Matrix, Almost Famous, jackass the movie, Chicago, Lord of the Rings, Mystic River, and Traffic. New in this edition: a full section on contemporary special effects and computer generated imagery (CGI); up-to-the-minute...

Understanding Movies
Score: 3.5
From 2 Ratings

Understanding Movies


  • Author : Louis D. Giannetti
  • Publisher : Prentice Hall
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0132336995


Understanding Movies Book Description :

Helps readers understand how the many languages of film work together to create meaning.Louis Giannetti organizesUnderstanding Moviesaround the key elements of filmmaking, including cintematography, Mise en Scène, movement, editing, sound, acting, drama, casting, story, screenwriting, ideology, and theory. He synthesizes every element through a complete case study:Citizen Kane. This book's ideas are illuminated with hundreds of high-quality still photos, more than 70 in full color, taken from movies such asThe Matrix, Almost Famous, jackass the movie, Chicago, Lord of the Rings, Mystic River, and Traffic. New in this edition: a full section on contemporary special effects and computer generated imagery (CGI); up-to-the-minute information on new deve...

Film Study
Score: 3
From 2 Ratings

Film Study


  • Author : Frank Manchel
  • Publisher : Fairleigh Dickinson Univ Press
  • Release Date : 1990
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 083863186X


Film Study Book Description :

The four volumes of Film Study include a fresh approach to each of the basic categories in the original edition. Volume one examines the film as film; volume two focuses on the thematic approach to film; volume three draws on the history of film; and volume four contains extensive appendices listing film distributors, sources, and historical information as well as an index of authors, titles, and film personalities....

Understanding Movies
Score: 3.5
From 2 Ratings

Understanding Movies


  • Author : Louis D. Giannetti
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1999
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0136465633


Understanding Movies Book Description :

An introduction to the art of the film, emphasizing an aesthetic approach. Objective is to teach any student how to analyze any film by using the various analytical methods outlined in the book....

Feminism at the Movies

Feminism at the Movies


  • Author : Hilary Radner
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2012-03-22
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781136519123


Feminism at the Movies Book Description :

Feminism at the Movies: Understanding Gender in Contemporary Popular Cinema examines the way that contemporary film reflects today’s changing gender roles. The book offers a comprehensive overview of the central issues in feminist film criticism with analyses of over twenty popular contemporary films across a range of genres, such as chick flicks, teen pics, hommecoms, horror, action adventure, indie flicks, and women lawyer films. Contributors explore issues of femininity as well as masculinity, reflecting on the interface of popular cinema with gendered realities and feminist ideas. Topics include the gendered political economy of cinema, the female director as auteur, postfeminist fatherhood, consumer culture, depictions of professional women, t...

Media Studies  Content  audiences  and production

Media Studies Content audiences and production


  • Author : Pieter Jacobus Fourie
  • Publisher : Juta and Company Ltd
  • Release Date : 2001
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0702156566


Media Studies Content audiences and production Book Description :

The second volume of a two-part, outcomes-based series in media studies. It includes theoretical approaches as well as a production section that focuses on basic techniques....

Understanding Indian Movies

Understanding Indian Movies


  • Author : Patrick Colm Hogan
  • Publisher : University of Texas Press
  • Release Date : 2009-06-03
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780292779556


Understanding Indian Movies Book Description :

Indian movies are among the most popular in the world. However, despite increased availability and study, these films remain misunderstood and underappreciated in much of the English-speaking world, in part for cultural reasons. In this book, Patrick Colm Hogan sets out through close analysis and explication of culturally particular information about Indian history, Hindu metaphysics, Islamic spirituality, Sanskrit aesthetics, and other Indian traditions to provide necessary cultural contexts for understanding Indian films. Hogan analyzes eleven important films, using them as the focus to explore the topics of plot, theme, emotion, sound, and visual style in Indian cinema. These films draw on a wide range of South Asian cultural traditions and are re...

Seeing the Bigger Picture

Seeing the Bigger Picture


  • Author : Mark Sachleben
  • Publisher : Peter Lang
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0820462489


Seeing the Bigger Picture Book Description :

Film and visual images are major components of modern society that can add to our understanding and appreciation of the political process in contemporary America. From silent films to twenty-first century blockbusters, from Bugs Bunny to The Simpsons and Star Trek, movies and television provide windows into political history and inform our perception of politics and political institutions. Seeing the Bigger Picture examines ways film and television can be used to foster a deeper understanding of the political dynamics that shape our world. Discussing both commercial films and documentaries from the United States and abroad, this book illustrates the wide-ranging relationships between film and politics. It offers suggestions on how to use film to perc...

Educational Films

Educational Films


  • Author :
  • Publisher : UM Libraries
  • Release Date : 1979
  • Genre: Motion pictures
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015075076029


Educational Films Book Description :

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