Notable changes to the seventh edition include some helpful advice about documentary and avante-garde films, an expansion of the internet resource section, and more information about film sound.
He also has consulted with numerous companies and public accounting firms. The book is divided into seven chapters: It is true that Corrigan tends to wax a bit loquacious, letting wordy and meandering discussion often obscure the really important things he has to say.
Moving from movie reviews to theoretical and critical essays, the text demonstrates how an analysis of a film can become more subtle and rigorous as part of a compositional process. There is a lot of sound advice in the text, and the sample essays are particularly helpful.
Appendices include a list of common editorial symbols, a glossary, and an index. A Journal of Practice and Theory.
He has focused his teaching efforts on principles of accounting and auditing. This is the task on which Corrigan should have limited himself, given the obvious desire to keep the book small, and this is the aspect of the book that works best.
Connect with one of our Writing tutors now. Both an introduction to film study and a practical writing guide, this brief text introduces students to major film theories as well as film terminology, enabling them to write more thoughtfully and critically.
This best-selling text is a succinct guide to thinking critically and writing precisely about film. My responses are mixed as well. His outside interests include handball, golf, skiing, backpacking, and and fly-fishing. Duchac is an avid mountain biker and snow skier.
For example, his discussions in the first and fourth chapters of different approaches to film criticism and of different kinds of essays about film are each limited to a few meager pages.
It is thus almost as disappointing as it is helpful. In addition to his teaching responsibilities, Dr. Unfortunately, effort and space wasted on the other two tasks unnecessarily restrict what Corrigan does on this score. But these are the very subjects his book should have addressed in greatest detail.
During his career, Dr. Duchac has served as Accounting Advisor to Merrill Lynch Equity Research, where he worked with research analysts in reviewing and evaluating the financial reporting practices of public companies.
With numerous student and professional examples, this engaging and practical guide progresses from taking notes and writing first drafts to creating polished essays and comprehensive research projects.
He has testified before the U. He earned his PhD in accounting from the University of Georgia and currently teaches introductory and advanced courses in financial accounting.
In addition to his professional interests, and Dr. House of Representatives, the Financial Accounting Standards Board, and the Securities and Exchange Commission and has worked with a number of major public companies on financial reporting and accountingpolicy issues.
So, for the time being at least, while this may be one of the best available books on writing essays about film, it has its share of problems.
But the book tries to do too many tasks at least three big ones and consequently, it does none of them as well as it could--or should.
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