From the giant ants of Them! to the Martians of War of the Worlds, the asteroids of Armageddon and Dr. Strangelove's beloved bomb (Hi there!), the end of the world has been a mainstay of the movies.Kim Newman provides the ultimate look at 20th-century paranoid cinema. Examining our obsessions with Doomsday, Newman ranges from the patriotism of World War II through the frightened '50s and the anti-nuke films of the '60s and '70s, right up to the Bomb's role in recent blockbusters. Such diverse films as Deep Impact, The War ...

Apocalypse Movies 2002, St. Martin's Press

ISBN-13: 9780312253691

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