Richard Barsam, Dave Monahan
W. W. Norton – Company; 5th edition (October 6; 2015)
Looking at Movies: An Introduction to Film 5th edition (PDF) is the most engaging; effective; and widely adopted introduction to film analysis available. From its very first chapter; Looking at Movies 5e provides film students with all the tools they need to become perceptive viewers of film; including the most sophisticated and seamlessly integrated media resources that are rich with comprehensive analysis and assessment tools ever produced for an etextbook in this market. Accessible; authoritative; and of superior value; Looking at Movies 5th edition offers instructors with abundant teachable resources to help college students analyze movies critically and effectively.
Film analysis starts here.