The Art of Watching Films

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  • ASIN: 0073386170

Product Description


With an emphasis on the narrative film, The Art of Watching Films challenges students to take their film experience further by sharpening their powers of observation, developing the skills and habits of perceptive watching, and discovering complex aspects of film art that they might otherwise overlook.

The Art of Watching Films introduces the formal elements and production process of films, and helps students analytically view and understand films within their historical, cultural and social contexts. The text presents an analytical framework that can be applied to all movies, as distinctly different as Avatar, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Vertigo, Iron-Man, Man on Wire, and The Hurt Locker.

Instructors and students can now access their course content through the Connect digital learning platform by purchasing either standalone Connect access or a bundle of print and Connect access. McGraw-Hill ConnectxAE is a subscription-based learning service accessible online through your personal computer or tablet. Choose this option if your instructor will require Connect to be used in the course. Your subscription to Connect includes the following:

u2022 SmartBookxAE - an adaptive digital version of the course textbook that personalizes your reading experience based on how well you are learning the content.
u2022 Access to your instructoru2019s homework assignments, quizzes, syllabus, notes, reminders, and other important files for the course.
u2022 Progress dashboards that quickly show how you are performing on your assignments and tips for improvement.
u2022 The option to purchase (for a small fee) a print version of the book. This binder-ready, loose-leaf version includes free shipping.

Complete system requirements to use Connect can be found here:

  • Author:
    • 0: Dennis Petrie
    • 1: Joe Boggs
  • EANList:
    • EANListElement: 9780073386171
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    • Length: 710
    • Weight: 170
    • Width: 90
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    • Height: 80
    • Length: 900
    • Weight: 175
    • Width: 730
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    • CurrencyCode: USD
    • FormattedPrice: $43.49
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