Posts Tagged 'Quirky'

Notes on Quirky

Notes on Quirky

Regular Notes on metamodernism contributor James MacDowell recently published an essay on Quirky and metamodernism in the newly revamped academic film journal Movie: A Journal of Film Criticism. You can read his

Quirky, Tone and Metamodernism

Quirky, Tone and Metamodernism

I have previously written on this site about the ‘quirky’ cinematic sensibility, which is represented most clearly in the kinds of millennial and post-millennial American indie comedies and comedy-dramas brought to mind

Of heart and discourse

Of heart and discourse

A few days ago, Gry Rustad wrote about cynical, “bullying” irony (“the joke that wasn’t funny anymore”) falling to the wayside as comedy focused on “community” and delivered with (nearly) wholehearted warmth