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Film and Theory

An Anthology (Blackwell Anthologies)

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Published by Blackwell Publishers .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsRobert Stam (Editor), Toby Miller (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages862
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7609610M
ISBN 100631206256
ISBN 109780631206255

Film Production Theory book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Most serious film books during the last twenty years have foc /5(3). In this work of feminist film criticism, Mary Ann Doane examines questions of sexual difference and knowledge in cinematic, theoretical, and psychoanalytic discourses. "Femmes Fatales" examines Freud, the female spectator, the meaning of the close-up, and the nature of stardom. Doane's analyses of such figures as Pabst's Lulu and Rita Hayworth's Gilda trace the 5/5(1).

  Film Theory and Philosophy by Richard Allen (Editor) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important? ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book.   The only comprehensive book on film sound, this anthology makes available for the first time and in a single volume major essays by the most respected film historians, aestheticians, and theorists of the past sixty s: 8.

'This is the book that film students have long been waiting for: a clear, well-written and accessible introduction to film theory. Lucid theoretical exposition and case study film analysis offer readers the most intelligible summary of theory that I have yet encountered.'Cited by: 8.   His many books include Film Theory: An Introduction (Blackwell Publishing, ); Tropical Multiculturalism: A Comparative History of Race in Brazilian Cinema and Culture (); Unthinking Eurocentrism: Multiculturalism and the Media, with Ella Shohat (), which won the Katherine Singer Kovocs “Best Film Book Award”; and Subversive.


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Book Description A lively & provoking introduction to film theory, the author examines genres & issues central to the study of both media, realism, illusionism, narration, point of view, style, semiotics, psychoanalysis & by: Film Sound is a pleasure to read. In addition, the book's general organization and range of selections present an accurate summary of the development of film sound and attitudes toward it from the late twenties to the eighties.5/5(8).

The founding work of so-called Screen theory – which is where I came in, although it has now left me behind, or me it – is still a pretty enjoyable read today. Back in when it was first published, it was, like Martin Peters, ten years ahead of its time.

The book contains the most important essays and articles about film theory and critism. As it has a lot of information, it is slighty heavy and the size of the letters is rather small.

The quality of the paper is good. It is not hard cover, so it requires a good extra care/5(7). Stam's book gets into more "Grand Theory" and a lot of junk theory (i.e. psychoanalytic poststructuralist banter). That's why this is Film AND Theory, rather than Film Theory.

If you want a collection with the classic and most influential essays on film and cinema studies, go with Braudy and Cohen/5. Sarris outlined his radical approach to film criticism in the essay “Notes on the Auteur Theory” (). He also applied the approach in his influential book The American Cinema: Directors and Directions – ().

Film theory is closely related to film criticism and there is a lot of overlap between the two fields. Film theory was established to describe types of motion pictures and how they affect the mental and emotional feelings of the audience.

Film theory takes into account that the making of films is a very distinct type of art. : Literature into Film: Theory And Practical Approaches (): Linda Costanzo Cahir, James M.

Welsh: BooksReviews:   Book Description. The Routledge Encyclopedia of Film Theory is an international reference work representing the essential ideas and concepts at the centre of film theory from the beginning of the twentieth century, to the beginning of the twenty-first.

When first encountering film theory, students are often confronted with a dense, interlocking set of texts. This not only subjects film theory to rigorous examination; it also teaches students how to write theory, by enabling them to question and critically interrogate the logic of previous film theory arguments.

The book consists of nine chapters that closely examine a series of canonical film books and essays in great detail, by Peter Wollen, Laura. Robert Stam (born Octo ) is an American film theorist working on film is a University Professor at New York University, where he teaches about the French New Wave filmmakers.

Stam has published widely on French literature, comparative literature, and on film topics such as film history and film wrote with Ella Shohat Unthinking. Robert Lapsley teaches film studies and critical theory at The University of Manchester Michael Westlake is a novelist, translator and scriptwriter.

His novels include 'The Triumph of Love' and Other Paintings, 51 Soko and Imaginary WomenCited by: Film Theory addresses the core concepts and arguments created or used by academics, critical film theorists, and filmmakers, including the work of Dudley Andrew, Raymond Bellour, Mary Ann Doane, Miriam Hansen, bell hooks, Siegfried Kracauer, Raul Ruiz, P.

Adams Sitney, Bernard Stiegler, and Pier Paolo Pasolini. The Technique of Film & Video Editing provides a detailed, precise look at the artistic and aesthetic principles and practices of editing for both picture and sound.

Analyses of photographs from dozens of classic and contemporary films and videos provide a sound basis for the professional filmmaker and student editor. This book puts into context the storytelling choices. Feminist film theory is a film criticism derived from feminist politics and feminist theory.

The best way to summarize Feminist Film Theory is this: Most movies are made by men and controlled by men. Therefore, cinema as a whole has been created through the lens of the “ male gaze ” and thus forced roles and stereotypes onto women that may. A snippet of an upcoming film, Now she has a book, Plague of Corruption, outlining these alongside other theories and grievances.

referencing an increasingly prevalent conspiracy theory. This book puts into context the storytelling choices an editor will have to make against a background of theory, history, and practice. This new edition has been updated to include the latest advances in digital video and nonlinear editing and explores the new trend of documentary as mainstream entertainment, using films such as "Farenheit 9/ A primer on editing theory by Michael Frierson Film and Video Editing Theory offers an accessible, introductory guide to the issues underlying.

Book Description Film and Video Editing Theory offers an accessible, introductory guide to the practices used to create meaning through editing. Film Sound is a pleasure to read. In addition, the book's general organization and range of selections present an accurate summary of the development of film sound and attitudes toward it from the late twenties to the eighties.

For anyone interested in finding ways out of the present theoretical confusion, Film Sound is an excellent place to start. Book Description. Film Theory: The Basics provides an accessible introduction to the key theorists, concepts, and debates that have shaped the study of moving images.

It examines film theory from its emergence in the early twentieth century to its study in the present day, and explores why film has drawn special attention as a medium, as a form of .Feminist film theory advocates a feminist counter-cinema look.

Feminist scholars define feminist cinema as a forward-looking practice of film, changing the whole viewpoint of the camera.

That such a move could take apart any visual pleasure of the spectator was not a worry for women; they saw the demise of the narrative of classical film with.

A remarkable continuation of Dudley Andrew's classic, The Major Film Theories, this work focuses on the key concepts in film study: perception, representation, signification, narrative structure, adaptation, evaluation, identification, figuration, and interpretation/5(4).