Download e-book for kindle: A Guide to Apocalyptic Cinema by Charles P. Mitchell

By Charles P. Mitchell

This exam and finished overview of apocalyptic movie reports fifty motion pictures that illustrate the range, variety and diverse 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 conflict or pestilence, alien gadget or invasion, and medical miscalculation. Alphabetically prepared entries expense the flicks and supply creation info, an annotated forged directory, a synopsis of the movie, a critique, and consultant quotes.

Film students and people with a different curiosity in apocalyptic cinema will relish the evaluate and exact research of the flicks. Appendices offer extra examples of apocalyptic video clips excluded from the most textual content, a sampling of post-apocalyptic cinema that's unique from the apocalyptic style and examples of apocalyptic tv. Illustrations are included.

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