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Movies and Meaning

Movies and Meaning
  • Author : Stephen Prince
  • Publsiher : Prentice Hall
  • Release : 26 January 2012
  • ISBN : 9780205211029
  • Pages : 504 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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Updated in a new 6th edition, Movies and Meaning is a comprehensive introduction to the film industry that focuses on three topics: how movies express meanings, how viewers understand those meanings, and how cinema functions globally as both an art and a business. It examines both how filmmakers create images and sounds and the mechanisms and processes by which viewers make sense of images and stories on screen.


Movies and Meaning

Movies and Meaning
  • Author : Stephen Prince
  • Publisher : Prentice Hall
  • Release : 26 January 2012
GET THIS BOOKMovies and Meaning

Updated in a new 6th edition, Movies and Meaning is a comprehensive introduction to the film industry that focuses on three topics: how movies express meanings, how viewers understand those meanings, and how cinema functions globally as both an art and a business. It examines both how filmmakers create images and sounds and the mechanisms and processes by which viewers make sense of images and stories on screen.


Movies and Meaning

Movies and Meaning
  • Author : Stephen Prince
  • Publisher : Allyn & Bacon
  • Release : 27 February 2021
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Movies and Meaning is a comprehensive introduction to the film industry that focuses on three topics: how movies express meanings, how viewers understand those meanings, and how cinema functions globally as both an art and a business. It examines both how filmmakers create images and sounds and the mechanisms and processes by which viewers make sense of images and stories on screen.


Movies and Meaning

Movies and Meaning
  • Author : Stephen Prince
  • Publisher : Allyn & Bacon
  • Release : 27 February 1997
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Designed to give students an introduction to the motion picture medium, this comprehensive book focuses on three topics: how movies express meanings, how viewers understand those meanings, and how cinema functions globally as both an art and a business. A special feature of the book is the attention given to the ways viewers respond to the elements of film structure.


Movies with Meaning

Movies with Meaning
  • Author : Daniel Shaw
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release : 29 June 2017
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This book pairs close readings of some of the classic writings of existentialist philosophers with interpretations of films that reveal striking parallels to each of those texts, demonstrating their respective philosophies in action. Individual chapters include significant excerpts from the original texts being discussed and illustrated. Pairings cover Schopenhauer and Waking Life, Stirner and Hud, Kierkegaard and Winter Light, Nietzsche and The Fountainhead, Heidegger, Blade Runner and The Thin Red Line, Camus, Leaving Las Vegas and Missing, Sartre, Husbands and


Movies and the Meaning of Life

Movies and the Meaning of Life
  • Author : Kimberly A. Blessing,Paul Tudico
  • Publisher : Open Court
  • Release : 01 December 2013
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"The meaning of life is the most urgent of questions," said the existentiallist thinker Albert Camus. And no less a philosopher than Woody Allen has wondered:"How is it possible to find meaning in a finite world, given my waist and shirt size?" "Movies and the Meaning of Life" looks at popular and cult movies, examining their assumptions and insights on meaning-of-life questions: What is reality and how can I know it? (The Truman Show, Contact, Waking Life); How do



Cinematic Faith

Cinematic Faith
  • Author : William D. Romanowski
  • Publisher : Baker Academic
  • Release : 21 May 2019
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This engaging book explores how Christians can most profitably and critically hear, read, and view popular culture through the lens of film. William Romanowski highlights the benefits of a faith-informed approach to cinema that centers on art and perspective and shows how Christian faith contributes to the moviegoing experience, leading to a deeper understanding of movies and life. The book draws examples from classic and contemporary American movies and includes illustrative film stills. Additional resources for professors and students are


The Road Movie

The Road Movie
  • Author : Neil Archer
  • Publisher : Columbia University Press
  • Release : 12 January 2016
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Though often seen as one of America's native cinematic genres, the road movie has lent itself to diverse international contexts and inspired a host of filmmakers. As analyzed in this study, from its most familiar origins in Hollywood the road movie has become a global film practice, whether as a vehicle for exploring the relationship between various national contexts and American cinema, as a means of narrating different national and continental histories, or as a form of individual filmmaking expression.


An Introduction to Film Analysis

An Introduction to Film Analysis
  • Author : Michael Ryan,Melissa Lenos
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
  • Release : 16 April 2020
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An Introduction to Film Analysis is designed to introduce students to filmmaking techniques while also providing an invaluable guide to film interpretation. It takes readers step by step through: -the basic technical terms -shot-by-shot analyses of film sequences -set design, composition, editing, camera work, post-production, art direction and more -each chapter provides clear examples and full colour images from classic as well as contemporary films Ryan and Lenos's updated edition introduces students to the different kinds of lenses and their




Andrei Tarkovsky's Sounding Cinema

Andrei Tarkovsky's Sounding Cinema
  • Author : Tobias Pontara
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 11 December 2019
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Andrei Tarkovsky's Sounding Cinema adds a new dimension to our understanding and appreciation of the work of Russian director Andrei Tarkovsky (1932–1986) through an exploration of the presence of music and sound in his films. The first comprehensive study in English concentrating on the soundtrack in Tarkovsky’s cinema, this book reveals how Tarkovsky’s use of electronic music, electronically manipulated sound, traditional folk songs and fragments of canonized works of Western art music plays into the philosophical, existential and ethical


Meaning at the Movies

Meaning at the Movies
  • Author : Grant Horner
  • Publisher : Crossway Books
  • Release : 27 February 2021
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Looking at Christianity and art, the theology of biblical discernment, and a brief history of film, and through analysis of several films, this book equips Christians to think carefully about the art of film.


Meaning and Interpretation of Music in Cinema

Meaning and Interpretation of Music in Cinema
  • Author : David P. Neumeyer
  • Publisher : Indiana University Press
  • Release : 17 August 2015
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By exploring the relationship between music and the moving image in film narrative, David Neumeyer shows that film music is not conceptually separate from sound or dialogue, but that all three are manipulated and continually interact in the larger acoustical world of the sound track. In a medium in which the image has traditionally trumped sound, Neumeyer turns our attention to the voice as the mechanism through which narrative (dialog, speech) and sound (sound effects, music) come together. Complemented by