Action!: The Action Movie A-Z

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Indiana University Press, 1996 - Performing Arts - 240 pages
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.."". Julius has something entertaining to say about every film. A treat for browsers..."" -- KLIATT

.."". where do you turn for a fair review of an action movie -- complete with all the background info you'd want to know? One place: this new reference."" -- Movie/Entertainment Book Club

More than 250 of today's blockbusters, plus revered classics of past action movies, are rated and reviewed with detailed credit lists, behind-the-scenes information, biographies of leading action stars, and entries on themes, such as best car chases, shootouts, etc. Also includes an action movie trivia quiz.

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About the author (1996)

Marshall Julius is film reviewer for What's On in London, one of London's best-established listings weeklies. He is also a collector of action-movie memorabilia and a regular radio broadcaster.

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