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Filmish: A Graphic Journey Through Film

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Description for Filmish: A Graphic Journey Through Film Paperback. An entertaining look at the theories behind our favourite films Num Pages: 192 pages, Black & White. BIC Classification: APF; FXZ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 173 x 240 x 19. Weight in Grams: 562.
Edinburgh-based cartoonist Edward Ross uses comics to illuminate the ideas behind our favourite films. In Filmish, Ross's cartoon alter-ego guides readers through the annals of cinematic history, introducing us to some of the strange and fascinating concepts at work in the movies. Each chapter focuses on a particular theme - the body, architecture, language - and explores an eclectic mix of cinematic triumphs, from A Trip to the Moon to Aliens. Sitting within the tradition of bestselling non-fiction graphic novels like Scott McCloud's Understanding Comics and the Introducing... series, Filmish tackles serious issues - sexuality, race, censorship, propaganda - with ... Read more

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About Ross, Edward
Edward Ross is a comic book artist, writer and illustrator. Working alongside Dr James Hall, he has created many science-themed comics for universities, museums, charities and research bodies. Ross is a Film Studies graduate and regularly leads workshops in comic book creation. He lives in Edinburgh.

Reviews for Filmish: A Graphic Journey Through Film
Highly recommended to anyone interested in cinema (and who isn't?); it's informed enough to be an introductory film studies textbook.
Library Journal online (starred review) Film historians and comic enthusiasts, meet your new favorite book.
Entertainment Weekly It's probably the first graphic novel in history to include the phrase, 'As James Naremore posits . . . ' or, ... Read more

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