How to Analyze the Films of James Cameron
This title explores the creative works of famous director James Cameron. Films analyzed include The Terminator, Aliens, Titanic, and Avatar. Clear, comprehensive text gives background biographical information of Cameron. "You Critique It" feature invites readers to analyze other creative works on their own. A table of contents, timeline, list of works, resources, source notes, glossary, and an index are also included. Essential Critiques is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.
|Interest Level||Grade 6 - Grade 12|
|Reading Level||Grade 8|
|BISACS||JNF039030, JNF017000, JNF034000|
|Subject||History, Language Arts|
|Number of Pages||112|
|Title Format||Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks|
|Dimensions||6.25 x 9.25|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||NOT AR|
|Features||Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Reviewed, Sources for further research, and Table of contents|
|Online Resources||FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network|
How to Analyze the Films of Tim Burton, James Cameron, George Lucas (Essential Critiques) – School Library Journal
These titles provide insight into what critical theory is and how popular films can be analyzed through different schools of criticism. There is also some basic biographical information provided about the filmmaker. The authors do not overwhelm readers; instead they approach each critique by explaining the theories and supporting the arguments being presented. They all reinforce the importance of the thesis statement and the idea of supporting their arguments with critical thinking. Colorful photographs and movie stills appear throughout. Great additions for students beginning to study literature or film.
How to Analyze the Music of Bob Dylan, How to Analyze the Films of George Lucas, James Cameron, Tim Burton (Essential Critiques) – Booklist
With these entries in the Essential Critiques series, students can discover a greater depth to their film and music experiences and learn to tackle these art forms in the same manner they approach literature at school.