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The Wondering Years


  • Author: Knox McCoy
  • Release Date : 2018-11-13
  • Genre: Christianity
  • File Size: 1880829 Bytes


Yes, you can love God and binge Netflix!Podcaster Knox McCoy, co-host of The Popcast with Knox and Jamie, tells hilarious stories about how pop culture helped him answer life’s biggest questions in his debut book, The Wondering Years. Through books, television, music and movies, Knox found many of the answers he was searching for about God and why we’re all here.When you hear the phrase pop culture, you likely think reality television, boy bands or Real Housewives of various cities. While these are elements of popular culture, they aren’t all it has to offer. Pop culture may not cure diseases or make scientific breakthroughs, but it does play a vital role in the story of humanity.From the first time he was punched in the face to savin...

All About All About Eve


  • Author: Sam Staggs
  • Release Date : 2001-06-23
  • Genre: Film
  • File Size: 1319471 Bytes


To millions of fans, All About Eve represents all that's witty and wonderful in classic Hollywood movies. Its old-fashioned, larger-than-life stars--including Bette Davis, Marilyn Monroe, Anne Baxter, George Sanders, and Celeste Holm--found their best roles in Eve and its sophisticated dialogue has entered the lexicon.But there's much more to know about All About Eve. Sam Staggs has written the definitive account of the making of this fascinating movie and its enormous influence on both film and popular culture. Staggs reveals everything about the movie--from who the famous European actress Margo Channing was based on to the hot-blooded romance on-set between Bette Davis and costar Gary Merrill, from the jump-start the movie gave Marilyn Monroe's car...

Understanding Movies

Understanding Movies


  • Author : Louis Giannetti
  • Publisher : Allyn & Bacon
  • Release Date : 2007-03
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0132347393


Understanding Movies Book Description :

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Understanding Movies
Score: 3.5
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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
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Understanding Movies


  • Author : Louis D. Giannetti
  • Publisher : Pearson College Division
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0130408131


Understanding Movies Book Description :

Designed for undergraduate courses in introductory film studies and related areas, this text aims to help students analyze movies with precision and sophistication. It focuses on formalism and the technical elements of the genre, for example, camera-work, casting and editing....

Understanding Movies
Score: 3.5
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Understanding Movies


  • Author : Louis D. Giannetti
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2014
  • Genre: Acting
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1323231412


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Film Study
Score: 3
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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
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Understanding Movies


  • Author : Louis D. Giannetti
  • Publisher : Prentice Hall
  • Release Date : 1987
  • Genre: Motion pictures
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0139363297


Understanding Movies Book Description :

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 ScFne, 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 information on ne...

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...

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...