Analysis Of How To Read Film

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In the handout How to “Read” a Film the main idea is that for academic purposes we cannot simply watch a movie, we have to read it. Much in the same way that we would read a book or another random piece of literature. In the first paragraph it mentions that taking notes while watching a film will greatly help later on. It’s this idea that helps cement the notion of what it exactly means to read a film. In any other situation like this, other than a film, taking the time to write a few notes, maybe even an a little annotating are practices that will greatly help an individual understand what exactly they are reading. Authors and directors have to take the time to set up their composition. Whether it is a setting in a book filled with symbolism
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