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e-Book Get the Picture?: The Movie Lover's Guide to Watching Films download

e-Book Get the Picture?: The Movie Lover's Guide to Watching Films download

by Jim Piper

ISBN: 1581155131
ISBN13: 978-1581155136
Language: English
Publisher: Allworth Press; Second Edition edition (October 14, 2008)
Pages: 336
Category: Movies
Subategory: Drollery

ePub size: 1103 kb
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DJVU size: 1198 kb
Rating: 4.6
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The Movie Lover's Guide to Watching Films. 1581150814 (ISBN13: 9781581150810).

The Movie Lover's Guide to Watching Films.

Get the Picture? book.

Jim Piper has taught filmmaking for more than thirty years. The author of seven books, including Making Short Films, he lives in Fresno, California.

The Movie Lover's Guide t. .There can be no doubt that we enjoy movies, but do we get the picture? Author and film professor Jim Piper enlightens movie watchers with his spirited and engaging Get the Picture? The Movie Lover's Guide to Watching Films.Publication Date: 2001. Mr Pickwick's occupies a large, 3-storey former Bank building in the heart of the Blue Mountains west of Sydney, Australia. We carry over 60,000 books in store, and cater to both the specialist collector trade as well as the general book trade in this region.

Get the Picture?: The Movie Lover's Guide to Watching Films. In his witty and engaging text, author Jim Piper explains key concepts of film and uses fascinating side-by-side comparisons to explore relationships between movies as disparate as The Great Train Robbery and The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, High Noon and Blood Diamond, Raise the Red Lantern and The Pursuit of Happynessand all movies discussed.

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After reading Jim Piper's "Get the Picture? The movie Lover's Guide to Watching Films," I must say I was quite pleased with all that I read

After reading Jim Piper's "Get the Picture? The movie Lover's Guide to Watching Films," I must say I was quite pleased with all that I read. Being a person who not only watches numerous films, but also creates films of my own, this book broke down the many elements of film into an easy, understandable, nd interesting book that describes to the avid movie-goer what everything they see on the big-screen actually means.

Entertaining, readable, and full of insight, Get the Picture? will inspire readers to watch movies with a new sense of discovery and excitement. Every textbook comes with a 21-day "Any Reason" guarantee. Published by Allworth. Need help ASAP? We have you covered with 24/7 instant online tutoring.

The author of seven books, including Making Short Films, he lives in Fresno, California. Being a movie person, this book gives me and anyone else into motion pictures an easy to read and understand background on movies. 2 people found this helpful. Get the Picture? The Movie Lover's Guide to Watching Films. Price may vary by retailer.

Classic favorites, current pop films, hidden gems--they’re all part of this new edition of the popular guide to watching and enjoying movies.  In his witty and engaging text, author Jim Piper explains key concepts of film and uses fascinating side-by-side comparisons to explore relationships between movies as disparate as The Great Train Robbery and The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, High Noon and Blood Diamond, Raise the Red Lantern and The Pursuit of Happyness—and all movies discussed are easily available on DVD for further study. Entertaining, readable, and full of insight, Get the Picture? will inspire readers to watch movies with a new sense of discovery and excitement.
Comments:
Zut
Piper likes to think he's better than everyone else for knowing what "frame" and "mise-en-scene" mean. Great resource for my class, if you can get past his writing style.

Aria
Being a movie person, this book gives me and anyone else into motion pictures an easy to read and understand background on movies.

Cktiell
Great info on shot setup
Recommended to all people. Viewers and creators alike need to read this book to edify themselves

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