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Author Williams, Eric R., writer, presenter.

Title How to view and appreciate great movies [(DVD) videorecording] / Professor Eric Williams.

Publication Info. Chantilly, VA : The Teaching Company, [2018]
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult Great Courses  791.43 WIL    AVAILABLE
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Description 4 video discs (720 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 book (197 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm)
Series Great courses. Better Living. Hobby & Leisure
Great courses (DVD). Better living.
Language Closed captioned.
System Details DVD
Note "Course no. 7000"
Contents Disc 1. The art of the silver screen -- We all need another hero -- Universal stories -- Movie genre: It's not what you think -- Genre layers and audience expectations -- Popcorn can wait: story shape and tension -- Themes on screen. Disc 2. Paradigm shift: Citizen Kane and Casablanca -- The language of visual storytelling -- Building screen space: blocking and framing -- the cutting room flor: powerful editing -- Sound design and acoustic illusion -- Setting the scene: masterful set design. Disc 3. Special effects in the 20th century -- Special effects in the 21st century -- Scoring the story: music in film -- Color and light: Elements of atmosphere -- Knowing characters from the inside out -- Knowing characters from the outside in. Disc 4. Secondary characters and supporting actors -- Star power: lead actors and their roles -- Character relationships and audience empathy -- Pathways to great antagonists -- Point of view in script and on screen -- Filmmaker's voice and audience choice.
Subject Motion pictures -- Appreciation -- Video recording.
Genre Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
ISBN 9781629975641
Standard No. 9781629975641
Music No. ID7000A The Teaching Company
PB7000A The Teaching Company
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