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By Charles P. Mitchell

This exam and complete evaluate of apocalyptic movie stories fifty motion pictures that illustrate the range, diversity and varied 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 short evaluate identifies seven significant different types of apocalyptic movies: the spiritual or supernatural, celestial collision, sun or orbital disruption, nuclear warfare and radioactive fallout, germ struggle or pestilence, alien machine or invasion, and clinical miscalculation. Alphabetically prepared entries cost the flicks and supply construction details, 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 have fun with the evaluate and specified research of the flicks. Appendices supply extra examples of apocalyptic video clips excluded from the most textual content, a sampling of post-apocalyptic cinema that is specified from the apocalyptic style and examples of apocalyptic tv. Illustrations are included.

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