How to View and Appreciate Great Movies

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How to View and Appreciate Great Movies

2018

Join a professional filmmaker, author, and award-winning professor as he walks you through 250 different titles (some well-known, others less so) that reveal how every step of a movie is a choice that has a significant impact...

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Director
The Great Courses
Features
Eric R. Williams
Supplier
The Great Courses

In This Series

The Art of the Silver Screen
Episode 1
The Art of the Silver Screen
We All Need Another Hero: Universal Stories
Episode 2
We All Need Another Hero: Universal Stories
Movie Genre: It's Not What You Think
Episode 3
Movie Genre: It's Not What You Think
Genre Layers and Audience Expectations
Episode 4
Genre Layers and Audience Expectations
Popcorn Can Wait: Story Shape and Tension
Episode 5
Popcorn Can Wait: Story Shape and Tension
Themes on Screen
Episode 6
Themes on Screen
Paradigm Shift: Citizen Kane and Casablanca
Episode 7
Paradigm Shift: Citizen Kane and Casablanca
The Language of Visual Storytelling
Episode 8
The Language of Visual Storytelling
Building Screen Space: Blocking and Framing
Episode 9
Building Screen Space: Blocking and Framing
The Cutting Room Floor: Powerful Editing
Episode 10
The Cutting Room Floor: Powerful Editing
Sound Design and Acoustic Illusion
Episode 11
Sound Design and Acoustic Illusion
Setting the Scene: Masterful Set Design
Episode 12
Setting the Scene: Masterful Set Design
Special Effects in the 20th Century
Episode 13
Special Effects in the 20th Century
Special Effects in the 21st Century
Episode 14
Special Effects in the 21st Century
Scoring the Story: Music in Film
Episode 15
Scoring the Story: Music in Film
Color and Light: Elements of Atmosphere
Episode 16
Color and Light: Elements of Atmosphere
Knowing Characters from the Inside Out
Episode 17
Knowing Characters from the Inside Out
Knowing Characters from the Outside In
Episode 18
Knowing Characters from the Outside In
Secondary Characters and Supporting Actors
Episode 19
Secondary Characters and Supporting Actors
Star Power: Lead Actors and Their Roles
Episode 20
Star Power: Lead Actors and Their Roles
Character Relationships and Audience Empathy
Episode 21
Character Relationships and Audience Empathy
Pathways to Great Antagonists
Episode 22
Pathways to Great Antagonists
Point of View in Script and on Screen
Episode 23
Point of View in Script and on Screen
Filmmaker's Voice and Audience Choice
Episode 24
Filmmaker's Voice and Audience Choice