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Film: A Very Short Introduction

Film: A Very Short Introduction

by Michael Wood

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780192803535
Pages: 144
Format: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
File size: 4 Mb
Date posting: 2020-11-30
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Film is arguably the dominant art form of the twentieth century. In this Very Short Introduction, Michael Wood offers a wealth of insight into the nature of film, considering its role and impact on society as well as its future in the digital age. As Wood notes, film is many things, but it has become above all a means of telling stories through images and sounds. The stories are often quite false, frankly and beautifully fantastic, and they are sometimes insistently said to be true. Indeed, many condemn movies ...