157 examples of Absurdity in a sentence
Now think of the
of this situation.
Now, I am free of the collar, free of the yellow raincoat, monogrammed sweater, the
of your lawn, and that is all you need to know about this place, except what you already supposed and are glad it did not happen sooner, that everyone here can read and write, the dogs in poetry, the cats and all the others in prose."
And if necessity is the mother of invention, here,
is its father.
Here, supernatural events or abilities are described in a realistic and matter-of-fact tone, while the real events of human life and history reveal themselves to be full of fantastical
We wanted to expose and affect the
And the matter-of-fact narration deliberately blends the strangeness of the supernatural events with the everyday
of Soviet life.
of it all was the arresting officer asking me to pay him 10,000 US dollars and the case would disappear.
For me, the answer is that seriousness is not the correct response to the
of virgin testing is illustrated in a study done on 36 pregnant teenagers.
Truly awesome in it's
They're are moments of such
that you only chuckle to yourself.
And frying and feeding his own brain to Ray Liotta...I was laughing at the absurdity, no make that stupidity of this flick at this point.
Another French film with
Coldly without any sense of its own absurdity, director Lewis John Carlino seems to believe a circumstance like this could actually happen.
The bottom line is that the series was on its last legs as a first-run series and this really looked like they dusted off this turkey and filmed it regardless of the
of the premise.
From just the
of it, not to mention the ridiculously bad acting, cheesy dialogue, and the fact that the villain is a child, I'd assume this was meant to be a children's movie... but I think there may be more swear words than Pulp Fiction, not to mention constant references to drugs and general mayhem and killing-so which demographic is it trying to please?
Towards the end of the movie I still had a strong hope that there is something behind of all that improbability and
There isn't quite as much left field
going on here.
The entire world of this is very similar to, but not quite the same as, ours, with a mix of past and present, inhabited by people and filled with things that we can sort of recognize or understand at least portions of, but the
makes them funny.
One of the many charms of this film is that it's
is full-fledged: most directors, when handling a script such as this one, would leave the story at two hitmen chasing a woman chasing a dream.
of these three as physicians in a hospital; I imagine the terror I would feel if I were a real patient in a real hospital and heard this announcement over the loudspeaker.
But the scene of a single shotgun blast totally blowing the hood OFF of Roy Schieders Pontiac is the height of
There is no story interconnecting these vignettes, though some characters appear in more than one vignette (there is a theme throughout underneath them, though: the
of modern life).
of the goings-on, the thick Australian accents and the bizarre set of characters all help to ensure that the film entertains also.
The cast seemed great, the trailer used music effectively, however, it seemed like there was a good chance it would cross into absurdity, and fast.
Looking at both this film and "Network" it would seem that his big theme is the absurdity, inanity, and sheer viciousness of large human enterprises (e.g., hospitals, networks) against the sanctity of individual experience and the human spirit, and all of it delivered with a knife-edge sense of utterly black humor.
But truly, this is a Scandanavian movie, a piece of self-satire that is also Scandanavian in style: the tone is austere, and even the most fantastic scenes are played straight, daring you to laugh at the
It's a sort of absurdity, cherry-on-top moment which defies satire.
Time only adds to it its
begins from the ground up with the imaginary lead character played by James McAvoy.