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Film appreciation through genres

Author: Michael Patrick Gillespie
Publisher: Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2019]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book examines the method, particularly as it is manifested in Westerns, gangster films, film noir, horror, science fiction, slapstick comedy and screwball comedy/romance. It introduces readers to concepts of film theory and equips them with the tools to better appreciate film. A 20-page comprehensive industry glossary of film terms is included for easy reference"--
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Patrick Gillespie
ISBN: 9781476676395 1476676399
OCLC Number: 1084635095
Description: vii, 233 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Once upon a time in the West: westerns --
Angels with dirty faces: gangster films --
A touch of evil: film noir --
Die, monster, die: horror films --
It came from outer space: science fiction films --
Monkey business: slapstick comedies --
It happened one night: screwball comedy/romance --
Now what am I looking at?.
Responsibility: Michael Patrick Gillespie.

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Many intelligent, enthusiastic individuals approach conversations about films as an extension of the pleasures derived while watching them. Love for movies and enthusiasm for discussion makes many  Read more...

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