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    Genre Geeks: Five Instances Of Impressive Auteur Genre-Flipping

    In honor of acclaimed French filmmaker Claire Denis’s first foray into science fiction with “High Life” – still playing in select theaters across the country – we’re sharing some of our favorite examples of auteur genre-flipping. Rather than rank them, we want to honor my selected five by discussing the radical shifts in format these […] More

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    Genre Geeks: The Power of Humor in Genre Films

    “A laugh can be a very powerful thing. Sometimes in life it’s the only weapon we have.” Roger Rabbit made this salient point about show business in 1988’s “Who Framed Roger Rabbit,” and it’s a fundamental truth that rings sharper in today’s age of blockbuster dominance. The brooding antihero and the despondent energy he permeates […] More