Charles P. Mitchell's A Guide to Apocalyptic Cinema PDF

By Charles P. Mitchell

ISBN-10: 0313315272

ISBN-13: 9780313315275

This exam and complete evaluate of apocalyptic movie stories fifty movies that illustrate the diversity, variety and varied different types of the style. Apocalyptic motion pictures are those who depict, on monitor as a part of the tale, an occasion threatening the extinction of mankind. a short review identifies seven significant different types of apocalyptic motion pictures: the non secular or supernatural, celestial collision, sun or orbital disruption, nuclear warfare and radioactive fallout, germ conflict or pestilence, alien equipment or invasion, and clinical miscalculation. Alphabetically prepared entries expense the movies and supply construction details, an annotated solid directory, a synopsis of the movie, a critique, and consultant quotes.

Film students and people with a different curiosity in apocalyptic cinema will delight in the review and specific research of the movies. Appendices offer extra examples of apocalyptic video clips excluded from the most textual content, a sampling of post-apocalyptic cinema that is detailed from the apocalyptic style and examples of apocalyptic tv. Illustrations are included.

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