A Short Manual for Expounding on Film.

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A Short Guide to Writing About Film Chapter 2 Beginning to Think, Watch, and Write

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What are you going to investigate? Characters? Mechanical advancements? Impact on gathering of people? Auteur hypothesis? Formal components? Cinematography Lighting Art Direction

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Movies & Context Film, writing, music, move, engineering Film industry and innovation Cinerama IMAX The Matrix Film as business ventures Usually requires more research Awareness of gathering of people

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Subject Matter & Meaning "Movies not just around a story, character, a spot or a lifestyle, additionally around \'a method for seeing these components in our live.\'" Films are built by structures and styles that emerge from numerous verifiable impacts. A conversion of craftsmanship, innovation, and trade.

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Starting an Analysis Look for key minutes, examples, or pictures Note which components of the film strike you as new or baffling Note which components are rehashed to accentuate a point or a discernment

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Starting an Analysis II What does the title intend to the story? Why does the motion picture begin the way it does When was the film made? Why are the opening credits exhibited in such a way against this specific foundation? Why does the film finish up on this picture?

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Starting an Analysis III How is this film like or not quite the same as the motion pictures I have seen as of late or from those of a more established era? Does this film look like any remote movies I know? Is there an example of striking camera development, maybe long shots or breaks down or sudden moves? Which three or four arrangements are the most imperative?

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Starting an Analysis IV Infinite assortment of inquiries, yet you should first figure out how to scribble down data about props, outfits, camera positions, et cetera, notwithstanding amid a first screening, and after that pick the most telling confirmation.

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Taking Notes Look for emotional minutes or significant subjects Citizen Kane\'s "Rosebud" Mookie breaks the window of the pizzar parlor in Do the Right Thing What about Unforgiven or How the West Was Won?

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Taking Notes II Cardinal tenets: Preliminary examination Can\'t compose everything "Sooner the better" Find a take Patience Discuss! Talk about!

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Exercises Choose a solitary short succession froma film and comment on it as unequivocally as possible. Depict those comments in clear, exact exposition. Are there any decisions you can make or translations you would make about the arrangement? (See likewise Looking at Movies (211, 214-216)

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