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- absurd + -ist (Wiktionary)
“We can scale up an oxymoron such as "He froze, turning his head slowly to look," into the more complex sort of narrative non sequiturs we get in absurdist or surrealist fiction, the discontinuities that give these works their oneiric quality, the discombobulation engendered where the sentences don't build up into a sensible sequence.”
“In his last two films (Caro Diaro and Aprile) he’s basically played himself, establishing a neat line in absurdist self-mockery and thoughtful observation, looking ridiculous on a moped while obsessing about “good-bad” Hollywood movies and musing on life and politics.”
“The result ends up being what can only be called absurdist-noir, a combination strange enough to keep me thinking about the film for days, even during a busy 5-film-a-day festival.”
“The atrophied narrative structure of the stories itself is inherently comic, giving them a kind of absurdist feel, and the dialogue is often explicitly funny:”
“But there is something about the trailer thus far where it's not hitting it's mark on the 'absurdist' or even 'art film' scale.”
“Not "absurdist" nonsense because that might be interesting.”
“Lit theorists point out that he was an "absurdist" partially in self-defense; his father was sent to debtor's prison when he was only thirteen, and he was forced after that to get a job to support himself.”
“If you're a fan of "Stella," "Wet Hot American Summer," or any kind of absurdist comedy today, you probably are familiar with David Wain.”
“This kind of absurdist digression isn't just a fun aside, but the very essence of the cartoon's method, although the equally absurd treatment of spatial logistics in the chase is perhaps a more subtle touch.”
“What kind of absurdist dystopia has the left crying foul when a private citizen infiltrates ACORN, but has no similar apprehensions about the FBI infiltrating 'extremist' groups and arresting them for 'seditious conspiracy?”
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