Required #1:  A Film Theorist’s Companion, Prelim. Ed. (Cognella Publishing link) 
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 Required #2:  Richard Barsam and Dave Monihan’s Looking at Movies, 5th Ed.

This one is available at the library:   Bruce Block’s The Visual Story, 2nd Ed.  

This one is optional reading:  Timothy Corrigan / Patricia White – The Film Experience, 3rd Ed.