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Author Thomson, David, 1941- author.

Title How to watch a movie / David Thomson.

Publication Info. New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2015.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Ida PL Adult Non-Fiction - IPLY-11  791.43015 THO    AVAILABLE
 North Suburban PLD Loves Park Adult Non-Fiction - NSLY-11  791.43 THO    AVAILABLE
 River Valley DL Adult Non-Fiction - RVLG-7  791.43015 THOMS    AVAILABLE
 Rock Island Main Lib Adult Non-Fiction - RIPG-6  791.4301 THO    AVAILABLE
 Woodstock PL Adult Non-Fiction - WOLY-11  791.43015 THO    AVAILABLE
Edition First edition.
Description 242 pages ; 22 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Includes index.
Contents Are we having fun? -- Screens -- Alone together? -- See it once, watch it twice? -- Watching and seeing -- What is cinematic information? -- What is a shot? -- What is a cut, and does it hurt? -- What do you hear? -- What is a story, and does it matter? -- Who makes these movies? -- What does a hero do? -- Can you see the money? -- The document and the dream -- Where is the screen?
Summary A critic shares professional insights into how to derive more from a film experience, analyzing a range of iconic films to reveal metaphorical artistry techniques in the acting, filming, dialogue, and music.
Subject Motion pictures -- Appreciation.
Cinematography. (OCoLC)fst00861484
Motion pictures -- Appreciation. (OCoLC)fst01027290
ISBN 9781101875391 (hardcover)
1101875399 (hardcover)

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