Chapter 10 Looking At Movies

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Looking at Movies: An Introduction to Film Third EditionChapter 10 terms and highlights


 
  
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Who cofounded the journal Cahiers du cinema and is considered the father of the French...
 
André Bazin
2
Which of the following occurred in the new Hollywood?
 
The studio system collapsed.
3
Films of the Italian neorealist movement are characterized by _____________ locations, ____________...
 
real; nonprofessional; documentary
These are three defining aesthetic characteristics...
4
Literally, "dark chamber."  A box (or room in which a viewer stands); light entering (originally...
 
camera obscura


5
How would you characterize the Hollywood studio system during the classical period?
 
a top-down organization in which management controlled everything
6
The Motion Picture Production code began in the silent era of Hollywood and was not abandoned...
 
False

The Motion Picture Production Code was instituted in 1930. There was no code in...
7
The Dogme 95 movement in Denmark drafted a manifesto that includes WHICH of the following rules:...
 
The director must not be credited.
8
French New Wave director ______________ directed The 400 Blows and wrote the influential...
 
François Truffaut
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negative or negative photographic image
 
A negative photographic image on transparent material that makes possible the reproduction...
10
The first movie studio-a crude, hot cramped shack in which Thomas Edison and his staff began...
 
black maria
11
Besides being one of the first “Westerns,” what is significant about Edwin S. Porter’s...
 
It is one of the first films to pioneer the idea of continuity editing.
12
What political leader nationalized the Soviet film industry and established schools that...
 
Lenin
13
Which approach to film history is concerned with the artistic significance and influence of...
 
aesthetic approach
14
Filmmakers of the New American Cinema such as Robert Drew, Don Alan Pennebaker, and brothers...
 
Direct Cinema
15
What are the four traditional approaches to film history?
 
aesthetic, technological,economic, social
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The various “new cinemas” or New Wave movements in Europe and Asia are in many respects...
 
World War II
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Approach to film history that addresses the formation of the studio system, the distribution...
 
economic approach
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film director working in the silent period is often credited with creating classical Hollywood...
 
D. W. Griffith
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German expressionist films are characterized by _____________ settings, ____________ camera...
 
exaggerated; oblique; alienation

These are common characteristics of German expressionist...
20
The New German cinema (das neue Kino) was founded by a group of filmmakers who believed...
 
the Nazi period; the reemergence of postwar Germany as a divided country
21
The short-lived Nubero Bagu movement in Japan was influenced by _____________ and is...
 
the French New Wave; brutality; nihilism
22
Which Soviet filmmaker considered film editing to be a creative process that functioned according...
 
Eisenstein

(page 433). See also Disc 1, Chapter 8: Editing, The Evolution of Editing:...
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Which three devices are examples of series photography?
 
revolver photographique; magic lantern; fusil photographique

A camera obscura is NOT...
24
What are the three distinct political entities in which postwar Chinese films are produced?...
 
the People’s Republic of China, Taiwan, Hong Kong
25
Among the many significant aspects of Citizen Kane’s style is the visual style of...
 
deep-focus, long takes
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Dada and surrealism are most associated with which movement in film history?
 
the avant-garde
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What movement in England in the 1950s helped inspire the British New Cinema movement of the...
 
Free Cinema
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photography
 
Literally, "writing with light"; technically, the recording of static images though a chemical...
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series photography
 
The use of a series of still photographs to record the phases of an action, although the actions...
30
revolver photographique
 
Also known as chronophotoraphic gun.  A cylinder-shaped camera that creates exposures...
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magic lantern
 
magic lantern
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zoopraxiscope
 
An early device for exhibiting moving pictures-a revolving disk with photographs arranged around...
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Kinetograph
 
The first motion picture camera.
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Kinetoscope
 
A peephole viewer, an early motion-picture device.
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fusil photographique
 
A form of the chronophotgrahic gun (see Revolver photographique)-a single, portable...
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stop-motion cinematography
 
A technique that allows the camera operator to stop and start the camera in order to facilitate...


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