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Amy Villarejo
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Film Studies: The Basics

3.22  ·  Rating Details ·  41 Ratings  ·  6 Reviews
This engaging and accessible introduction explores the intricacies of the film world to show how anyone can gain a broader understanding and a more pleasurable experience of film.

Addressing general questions about why and how to study film, topics discussed include:



the movie industry, from Hollywood to Bollywood who does what on a film set the history, the technology and t
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ebook, 184 pages
Published September 28th 2006 by Routledge (first published September 27th 2006)
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PJ Carter
I try not to give negative reviews, but I feel the need to be honest. Slogging through Villarejo's prose was challenging. Everything seems to be worded in the lengthiest, most convoluted way possible. I have been reading academic writing, translations, and epic poetry for years now and I frequently have to reread simple sentences to figure out what she's trying to say. Her chapters are strangely rambling and unfocused, and she spends a large amount of each chapter fondly remembering old movies a ...more
Filipa Pedroso
May 09, 2015 Filipa Pedroso rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A very good book, very adequate, for anyone who needs a crash course in film studies.
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Jan 01, 2017 Tony rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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A really good introductory for those who want to learn for about it!
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Aug 08, 2012 Gsmattingly rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I finished reading Film Studies, The Basics by Amy Villarejo and found it Interesting and educational for me.
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Mar 05, 2009 MM rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
brief intro -- useful and apt.
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This suits my pedagogical purposes perfectly.
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