By Charles P. Mitchell

This exam and finished overview of apocalyptic movie stories fifty movies that illustrate the diversity, diversity 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 short evaluation identifies seven significant different types of apocalyptic movies: the non secular or supernatural, celestial collision, sunlight or orbital disruption, nuclear warfare and radioactive fallout, germ battle or pestilence, alien machine or invasion, and clinical miscalculation. Alphabetically prepared entries expense 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 distinct curiosity in apocalyptic cinema will savour the evaluation and designated research of the flicks. Appendices offer extra examples of apocalyptic videos 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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