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    • ISBN:9781844039364
    • Publication date:05 Oct 2017

Movie Geek

The Den of Geek Guide to the Movieverse

By Den of Geek and Simon Brew

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A comprehensive compendium of cult website Den of Geek's most popular articles combined with new material to create the ultimate alternative encyclopedia of film.

A comprehensive compendium of cult website Den of Geek's most popular articles combined with new material to create the ultimate alternative encyclopedia of film.

Movie Geek is a nerdy dive into popular movies, brought to you by the award-losing Den Of Geek website, with a foreword by the UK's foremost film critic, Mark Kermode. Discover hidden stories behind movies you love (and, er, don't love so much), and find out just why the most dangerous place to be is in a Tom Hanks film.

Fascinating, surprisingly and hugely entertaining, this leftfield movie guide is gold for film buffs, and might just bring out the geek - hidden or otherwise - within you...

Includes:


  • Alternative movie endings that were binned
  • Movie sequels you didn't know existed
  • Massive box office hits that were huge gambles
  • The collateral damage of Tom Hanks movies
  • Hidden subtexts in family movies
  • Disastrous things that went wrong on modern movie sets...and much, much more!

Biographical Notes

Den of Geek is a leading entertainment website, attracting over 10 million readers every month. Springing to life in the UK back in 2007, it's grown into one of the most popular sites of its type, with bases in the UK and US. Its pages are packed with news, features, interviews, reviews and pretty pictures. Furthermore, Den Of Geek strives to find different angles and quirky insights into films, TV shows and games, with contributors and experts from around the world writing for the site. Boasting new nerdy material added daily, and a huge archive of articles to explore, the site continues to grow. Its writers, meanwhile, continue to consume generous amounts of coffee.

Simon Brew is the founder and UK editor-in-chief of Den of Geek.

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  • ISBN: 9781844039357
  • Publication date: 05 Oct 2017
  • Page count: 240
  • Imprint: Cassell
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