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The Film Experience
"The Film Experience" is the only text to combine a serious, comprehensive approach to the study of film with a practical and engaging style. This dynamic text discusses form and technique within historical and cultural contexts and makes the connection between how film techniques work and how they shape a film's many possible meanings. "The Film Experience" meets students ...more
Published April 27th 2004 by Palgrave Macmillan
(first published March 3rd 2004)
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Useful for introducing students to the process of critically thinking about film. Fairly wide range of films covered, fairly broad assumptions as well... As long as you can communicate the limited nature of the available analysis in this book, it works reasonably well.
Jan 31, 2017 Vasili Birlidis rated it it was amazing · review of another edition
Recommends it for: anyone interested in film, film theory, media studies
A great, expansive primer on film studies and film theory. Read for ENG 2300 - Film Analysis with Ms. Glosser (second year, University of Florida, Fall 2014).