Get the Picture?: The Movie Lover's Guide to Watching Films (Paperback)

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Classic favorites, current pop films, hidden gems--they’re all part of this new edition of the popular guide to watching and enjoying movies.  In his witty and engaging text, author Jim Piper explains key concepts of film and uses fascinating side-by-side comparisons to explore relationships between movies as disparate as The Great Train Robbery and The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, High Noon and Blood Diamond, Raise the Red Lantern and The Pursuit of Happyness—and all movies discussed are easily available on DVD for further study. Entertaining, readable, and full of insight, Get the Picture? will inspire readers to watch movies with a new sense of discovery and excitement.

About the Author

Jim Piper has taught filmmaking for over thirty years. He is the author of several books, including Making Short Films and Get the Picture? The Movie Lover’s Guide to Watching Films (both published by Allworth Press). He lives in Fresno California.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781581155136
ISBN-10: 1581155131
Publisher: Allworth
Publication Date: October 14th, 2008
Pages: 336
Language: English