Empire Movie Miscellany

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From the team who brought you The Empire Film Guide, here are all the obscure, indecent and downright bizarre movie facts and figures that were not considered sensible for a practical film guide. Discover which country translated GI Jane as Satan Female Soldier, which Hollywood heartthrob is the lead singer of 30 Odd Foot of Grunts, and which country takes a bag of toasted leaf cutter ants to the cinema instead of popcorn! The Schott's Miscellany of movies, packed full of movie facts, figures and lists, as well as explanations of filmmaking terminology and a "shot miscellany" - a list of all the various camera shots. You will soon know your Oscar Hosts from your Monty Python French insults, and never be short of small talk again!show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 104 x 148 x 15mm | 99.79g
  • Ebury Publishing
  • Virgin Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • None
  • 0753512246
  • 9780753512241
  • 426,503

About Empire Magazine

Empire is the biggest selling film magazine in Britain, constantly outselling its nearest market rival Total Film, and a must-read for anyone interested in film. The Empire team have previously published the Empire Film Guide with Virgin Booksshow more

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Test your knowledge of film trivia and trivial film with this compendium of the strange, the sexy and the slightly suspicious facts from the silver screen. From the team who brought you The Empire Film Guide, but so much more than just a film guide, here are all the obscure, indecent and downright bizarre facts and figures that you never knew about your favourite films. Discover which country translated GI Jane as Satan Female Soldier, which Hollywood heartthrob is the lead singer of 30 Odd Foot of Grunts, and which country takes a bag of toasted leaf cutter ants to the cinema instead of popcorn! The Schott's Miscellany of movies, packed full of unusual facts, figures and lists, as well as explanations of filmmaking terminology and a list of all the various camera shots - the 'shot miscellany'. With the Empire Movie Miscellany you will know your Oscar Hosts from your Monty Python French insults, and never be short of small talk again!show more

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