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Film As Film: Understanding And Judging Movies

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Here at last is an introduction to film theory and its history without the jargon. Noted film scholar V. F. Perkins presents criteria for expanding our understanding and enjoyment of movies. He employs common sense words like balance, coherence, significance, and satisfaction to develop his insightful support of the subtle approach and of the unobtrusive director. Readers ...more
Paperback, 208 pages
Published August 22nd 1993 by Da Capo Press (first published October 30th 1972)
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May 29, 2007 Alicia rated it 5 of 5 stars
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As a Film Minor, this book has by far, proved to be the best help in determining (by you) what makes a great film.

I reccomend this for film students.
Always was a film buff!Well I did do a film studies course at the local art cinema which I keep forgetting about.
Not bad, but there wasn't much I found here that I hadn't already read before.
The text.
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Victor Perkins co-founded the film department at the University of Warwick in 1978, where he acted as a full time lecturer/senior lecturer until 2004. Although since retired, he continues to teach occasional classes and conduct research.
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