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pseudodocumentary

Definitions

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  • n. A film that mimics the style of a documentary but is not actually produced by filming real events

Etymologies

pseudo- +‎ documentary (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The nasty anti-Semitic stereotypes of the 1940 pseudodocumentary “The Eternal Jew” — likening Jews to vermin — attracted few viewers.

    The Myths of the Third Reich

  • The singular nuttiness of that 1953 film -- far ahead of its time in con-tent -- comes from its mind-bogglingly random shifts between pseudodocumentary earnestness and gothic delirium.

    Kitsch As Kitsch Can

  • Earlier this year Fox aired a program called "" Alien Autopsy, '' a sensationalist pseudodocumentary of this very event.

    Alien Invasion!

  • Mail Order Wife is a mostly forgettable pseudodocumentary that should convince any guy that just about any other method of finding a bride is preferable.

    Mail Order Wife (2005)

  • This low-budget pseudodocumentary came out only last year, and I'm surprised it got so little attention, as despite its shoestring budget it's actually put together really well.

    Gerry Canavan

  • His early writing is gaudy Gothic pastiche, but in his mature Cthulhu tales, Lovecraft adopts a pseudodocumentary style that utilizes the language of journalism, scholarship, and science to construct a realistic and measured prose voice which then explodes into feverish, adjectival horror.

    Boing Boing

  • Neurosia: The German subtitle of Rosa Von Praunheim's satirical pseudodocumentary might be translated as "50 Years of Perversity."

    Chicago Reader

  • Whereas Howard's usual style tends to neither add or subtract from a film, that actually serves the film well because when it's not a talking-head pseudodocumentary or look behind the scenes, it is essentially a verbal duel.

    Edward Copeland on Film

  • This low-budget pseudodocumentary came out only last year, and I’m surprised it got so little attention, as despite its shoestring budget it’s actually put together really well.

    Gerry Canavan

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