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By Charles P. Mitchell

ISBN-10: 0313315272

ISBN-13: 9780313315275

This exam and complete review of apocalyptic movie stories fifty motion pictures that illustrate the range, variety and diversified different types of the style. Apocalyptic motion pictures are those who depict, on reveal as a part of the tale, an occasion threatening the extinction of mankind. a quick assessment identifies seven significant different types of apocalyptic movies: the spiritual or supernatural, celestial collision, sunlight or orbital disruption, nuclear warfare and radioactive fallout, germ struggle or pestilence, alien machine or invasion, and clinical miscalculation. Alphabetically prepared entries price the movies and supply creation info, an annotated forged directory, a synopsis of the movie, a critique, and consultant quotes.

Film students and people with a distinct curiosity in apocalyptic cinema will take pleasure in the assessment and exact research of the flicks. Appendices supply extra examples of apocalyptic videos excluded from the most textual content, a sampling of post-apocalyptic cinema that's distinctive from the apocalyptic style and examples of apocalyptic tv. Illustrations are included.

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