The Short Story of Film
The Short Story of Film: A Pocket Guide to Key Genres, Films, Techniques and Movements by Ian Hayden Smith
The Short Story of Film is a new and innovative introduction to the art of film-making. Simply constructed, the book explores 50 key movies, from superhero blockbusters to indie darlings. The design of the book allows the reader to navigate their way around key genres, movements, and techniques with ease. Accessible, concise, and fun to read, this pocket guide will give moviegoers a new way to enjoy their favorite films and to discover new ones to watch.