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This is a good primer for learning how to analyze film, but I’d be interested to get a bit more technical. If you are already familiar with these aspects the book will be dull, otherwise it’s an easy iskov informative book on basic film techniques. I had to read it for my film studies class and it definitely assisted in class discussion and helped expand my knowledge of the terminology of film.

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May 31, anjana rated it it was amazing. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Sikov primes the eye and mind in the special techniques of film analysis. Weimar Cinema Noah Isenberg. He lives in New York City. Frank Levi rated it really liked it Dec 15, Ed Sikov builds a step-by-step curriculum for the appreciation of all types of narrative cinema, detailing the essential elements of film form and systematically training the spectator to be an active reader and critic.


This was a great introduction to film analysis and understanding. December 1, Imprint: Or, get it for Kobo Super Points! Please review your cart. David Azar rated it it was amazing Oct 28, To ask other readers questions about Film Studiesplease sign up.

He is the author of seven books, including On Sunset Boulevard: An Introduction discusses film form in very clear and thoughtful ways while emphasizing the thematic and intellectual value of form, making an ‘academic’ topic deeper and more humane. Now I can’t stop wondering if film scholars intoduction things like “The room was low key lit. Trivia About Film Studies: He lives in New York City. You’ve studkes reported this review. He treats a number of fundamental factors in filmmaking, including editing, composition, lighting, the use of color and sound, and narrative.

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That is, it’s not about judging the artistic merit of a film, as a film critic might.