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  • Movies made easy - a practical guide to film analysis 2/e
  • Van Nierop L
  • ISBN: 9780627027451
  • eISBN: 9780627028847
  • ePub ISBN: N/A
  • 186 Pages | Published: 2008

The introduction of film study or analysis into the school curriculum along with the presentation of courses on the art of cinema at several universities and universities of technology, has led to more and more students becoming cinema literate. Movies made easy is a guideline for students who want to discover or rediscover the joys of cinema, while focusing on important elements such as editing, subtext, directing and irony in a film. This is an update of Seeing sense - on film analysis, but provides greater balance between classic and contemporary films, and South African films and Hollywood blockbusters.

  • The script
  • Cinematography
  • Visual design
  • Sound
  • Editing
  • Setting
  • Acting
  • The importance of the director
  • Writing a film analysis or paper 

Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: The script

Chapter 3: Cinematography

Chapter 4: Visual design

Chapter 5: Sound

Chapter 6: Editing

Chapter 7: Setting

Chapter 8: Acting

Chapter 9: The importance of the director

Chapter 10: Writing a film analysis or paper

Film analysis 1: Perfume: the story of a murderer

Film analysis 2: Little Miss Sunshine

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