Infographic Guide to the Movies

Infographic Guide to the Movies

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By (author) Karen Krizanovich

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  • Publisher: Cassell Illustrated
  • Format: Hardback | 160 pages
  • Dimensions: 162mm x 202mm x 22mm | 520g
  • Publication date: 15 October 2013
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 1844037525
  • ISBN 13: 9781844037520
  • Illustrations note: 100+
  • Sales rank: 90,215

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"Naturally, there are all the types of information you'd expect to find in a book like this...but there's a whole lot more than that on offer here." - Starburst Magazine 100 stunning, ingenious and absorbing movie infographics! Infographic Guide to Movies presents unique, witty and surprising facts about every film genre, from blockbuster, rom-com, horror, crime, sci-fi and action, to noir, zombie, nouvelle vague, slasher, erotica, world cinema and much, much more. Mixing cinematic fact with legend, it features infamous and often ludicrous tales of Hollywood, Bollywood, European cinema, underground and indie filmmaking. More than just a book of words, with graphs, Venn diagrams and charts, this book provides a unique overview of the movie world, boasting over 100 original artworks and illustrations and at-a-glance facts to amaze and astound readers-such as whether movies with a naked Helen Mirren or a naked Zach Galifiankis are likely to be more successful in Albania. There are graphics on every major movie genre and market in the world. Discover...Where in the world you're most likely to come across zombies. What the ultimate leading man would look like. Which actor was the best Bond. Who would win a fight between Rocky and Rambo. Judd Apatow's secret formula. How to kill Bruce Willis. How to get from Thomas Hardy to Tom Hardy. How much rom in a com makes the perfect rom-com. And so much more!

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Karen Krizanovich is a popular writer, radio and TV broadcaster, film critic, script editor, voiceover artist, and presenter. She made her mark in the 90s as the Agony Aunt of Sky Magazine's comedic advice page, 'Dear Karen', which she now runs online. Karen has appeared on over 75 different TV shows, including CNN, and ITV's 'This Morning'. She has written for various publications including Cosmopolitan, the Daily Mail, GQ, and The Telegraph. She has been broadcast on BBC Radio 4's 'Woman's Hour' and Monocle Radio. Adding further credit to her name, Karen has become a jury associate of the film critics' association FIPRESCI, and is a member of London Film Critics' Circle and the Alliance of Women Film Journalists. Karen was both the presenter and researcher for Whistledown Production/BBC Radio 4's original documentary of Hollywood's most celebrated beauty/fitness expert, 'Sylvia of Hollywood'. Karen is also a personal trainer, and she divides her time between the UK and the USA.