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Apocalyptic Dread

American Film at the Turn of the Millennium (Suny Series, Horizons of Cinema)
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Films, cinema, Performing Arts, Pop Arts / Pop Culture, Cinema/Film: Book, USA, Film & Video - History & Criticism, Popular Culture - General, Disaster films, History and criticism, Horror films, Science fiction films, United S
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ISBN 100791470431
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