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Film Criticism

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Class, Language, and American Film Comedy - Christopher Beach
Call Number: eBook
ISBN: 0521002095
Publication Date: 2002

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Film Dialogue - Jeff Jaeckle (Editor)
Call Number: ebook
ISBN: 9780231850421
Publication Date: 2013-05-28

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From Antz to Titanic - Martin Barker; Thomas Austin
Call Number: ebook
ISBN: 0745315844
Publication Date: 2000-06-20

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Introducing Philosophy Through Film - Richard Fumerton (Editor); Diane Jeske (Editor)
Call Number: BD31 .I58 2010
ISBN: 1405171014
Publication Date: 2009

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Media Messages - Linda Holtzman
Call Number: P94.5 .M552 U551
ISBN: 0765603365
Publication Date: 2001

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Reading the Movies - William V. Costanzo
Call Number: WALSH RESERVE: PN1993.7 .C68
ISBN: 0814139108
Publication Date: 1992-03-01
Includes a chapter on "The languages of film"

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Reinventing Cinema - Chuck Tryon
Call Number: eBook
ISBN: 9780813545479
Publication Date: 2009

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Seeing Is Believing - Arthur Berger
Call Number: P93.5 .B445 2012
ISBN: 0073512028
Publication Date: 2011


Assignment Tips


1. Choose a topic or film that personally interests you to make the presentation more interesting and fun.

2. Look for sources that inform your argument instead of trying to resolve your topic. You may need to try different words and combinations in your searches.

3. Take notes effectively.  Avoid plagiarism early.

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Presentation Tools

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  • My Brain Shark
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  • Pecha Kucha Presentations
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  • Prezi
    Zooming Presentation Editor
  • skrbl
    Easy to share online whiteboard.
  • Slideshare
    Community for sharing presentations, documents and professional videos.
  • Slidestory
    Combine sharing pictures and narration and what do you get? Slidestory!
  • Voicethread
    Transforming media into collaborative spaces with video, voice, and text commenting.
  • You Tube
    Worldwide video sharing community.


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