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1st Feb '18 5:00:01 PM smasll_lordvoice
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** ''The Big Lebowski'' is arguably the most prominent example in all of film. Just about every character seems to belong to a completely different genre, and none of them seem to [[WrongGenreSavvy understand which one they're in currently. It's part stoner film, part film noir, part political satire, part musical, and the narrator is convinced that it's a western.

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** ''The Big Lebowski'' is arguably the most prominent example in all of film. Just about every character seems to belong to a completely different genre, and none of them seem to [[WrongGenreSavvy understand understand]] which one they're in currently. It's part stoner film, part film noir, part political satire, part musical, and the narrator is convinced that it's a western.


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** ''No Country For Old Men'' is essentially three different genres for the three protagonists: Llewellyn Moss is the AntiHero of a gritty crime drama, Ed Bell is in a modern Western, and Anton Chigurh is the unstoppable killer of a SlasherMovie.
1st Feb '18 4:58:11 PM smasll_lordvoice
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** ''Barton Fink'' is a close successor, as it has been variously described as a Hollywood satire, a crime drama, a dark comedy, a buddy film, a FilmNoir, and a horror film.

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** ''Barton Fink'' is a close successor, as it has been variously described as a Hollywood satire, a crime drama, a mystery, a dark comedy, a buddy film, a FilmNoir, and a horror film.
1st Feb '18 4:57:39 PM smasll_lordvoice
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** ''The Big Lebowski'' is arguably the most prominent example in all of film. It's part stoner film, part film noir, part political satire, part musical, and the narrator is convinced that it's a western.

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** ''The Big Lebowski'' is arguably the most prominent example in all of film. Just about every character seems to belong to a completely different genre, and none of them seem to [[WrongGenreSavvy understand which one they're in currently. It's part stoner film, part film noir, part political satire, part musical, and the narrator is convinced that it's a western.western.
** ''Barton Fink'' is a close successor, as it has been variously described as a Hollywood satire, a crime drama, a dark comedy, a buddy film, a FilmNoir, and a horror film.
13th Jan '18 2:59:52 PM jedidarrick
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* KnightOfCerberus: A few of Their films have serious characters who are plated seriously and bring drama to otherwise light-hearted films. [[''Film/{{Fargo}}'' Gaear Grimsrud]] is a perfect example.

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* KnightOfCerberus: A few of Their films have serious characters who are plated seriously and bring drama to otherwise light-hearted films. [[''Film/{{Fargo}}'' Gaear Grimsrud]] Grimsrud from ''Film/{{Fargo}}'' is a perfect example.
13th Jan '18 2:59:10 PM jedidarrick
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* KnightOfCerberus: A few of Their films have serious characters who are plated seriously and bring drama to otherwise light-hearted films. [[Film/Fargo Gaear Grimsrud]] is a perfect example.

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* KnightOfCerberus: A few of Their films have serious characters who are plated seriously and bring drama to otherwise light-hearted films. [[Film/Fargo [[''Film/{{Fargo}}'' Gaear Grimsrud]] is a perfect example.
13th Jan '18 2:58:01 PM jedidarrick
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* KnightOfCerberus: A few of Their films have serious characters who are plated seriously and bring drama to otherwise light-hearted films. [[Fargo Gaear Grimsrud]] is a perfect example.

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* KnightOfCerberus: A few of Their films have serious characters who are plated seriously and bring drama to otherwise light-hearted films. [[Fargo [[Film/Fargo Gaear Grimsrud]] is a perfect example.
4th Jan '18 7:02:04 PM bodhirook
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* BrainlessBeauty: They often cast very good-looking actors to play very stupid people.


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* NiceGuys: In addition to Their talent, They're known for being very pleasant and good to work with, which is one of the reasons why Their films are able to retain so many cast and crew members.


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* ThePerfectionist: They're known for wanting to keep Their visions intact, especially in relation to dialogue. It doesn't make Them any less pleasant to work with though.
4th Jan '18 6:43:39 PM bodhirook
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** TooDumbToLive: Many of Their characters fit this trope perfectly and it always comes back to hurt Them.

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** * TooDumbToLive: Many of Their characters fit this trope perfectly and it always comes back to hurt Them.Them.
* Troll: Nathan Rabin once described Them by saying that They'd heckle Their own funerals if They could.
4th Jan '18 10:11:01 AM bodhirook
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* KnightOfCerberus: A few of Their films have serious characters who are plated seriously and bring drama to otherwise light-hearted films. [[Fargo Gaear Grimsrud]] is a perfect example.


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** TooDumbToLive: Many of Their characters fit this trope perfectly and it always comes back to hurt Them.
5th Nov '17 2:04:16 PM HBarnill
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* HumansAreFlawed: Certainly not cynical about human nature but they also don’t think we’re the greatest thing ever.
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