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(verb) to anticipate and prevent (as a situation) or make unnecessary (as an action)

xiv

Much of it had been obviated by the internet; its style was obsolete

—p.xiv Introduction (xi) by A S Hamrah
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Much of it had been obviated by the internet; its style was obsolete

—p.xiv Introduction (xi) by A S Hamrah
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eager or quick to argue or fight; aggressively defiant

xxx

the stark confrontational truculence of each makes them of the moment to me

—p.xxx Introduction (xi) by A S Hamrah
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the stark confrontational truculence of each makes them of the moment to me

—p.xxx Introduction (xi) by A S Hamrah
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Italian slasher/horror film

3

The film is a modern giallo with an everywoman (Claire Foy) gaslit into a sketchy mental-health treatment center

Unsane

—p.3 Corruptions and Duplicates of Form (1) by A S Hamrah
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The film is a modern giallo with an everywoman (Claire Foy) gaslit into a sketchy mental-health treatment center

Unsane

—p.3 Corruptions and Duplicates of Form (1) by A S Hamrah
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disreputable or sordid in a rakish or appealing way

25

Chastain looks on with louche disdain while she indulges the players’ addictions and confusions and takes large amounts of cash off them

—p.25 Sanctuaries of Trust and Caring (21) by A S Hamrah
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Chastain looks on with louche disdain while she indulges the players’ addictions and confusions and takes large amounts of cash off them

—p.25 Sanctuaries of Trust and Caring (21) by A S Hamrah
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(noun) the gape of a bird's mouth / (noun) the mouth orifice / (noun) a gaping grin or grimace

62

Paul Ryan grinned his new grin, a crazy-looking rictus he had worn since the Republican National Convention

—p.62 Heads Without Bodies (61) by A S Hamrah
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Paul Ryan grinned his new grin, a crazy-looking rictus he had worn since the Republican National Convention

—p.62 Heads Without Bodies (61) by A S Hamrah
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disreputable or sordid in a rakish or appealing way

75

Argento plays the courtesan as alternately fawning and louche

—p.75 Let’s Go to Paris (73) by A S Hamrah
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Argento plays the courtesan as alternately fawning and louche

—p.75 Let’s Go to Paris (73) by A S Hamrah
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(adjective) mournful / (adjective) exaggeratedly or affectedly mournful / (adjective) dismal

92

Right up to the unsatisfying, to-be-continued ending, the film’s lugubrious quality marks Hell or High Water as an example of grievance cinema, art-directed for a new era of violent self-pity, economic decline, and racial appropriation.

—p.92 One Word: Authenticity! (85) by A S Hamrah
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Right up to the unsatisfying, to-be-continued ending, the film’s lugubrious quality marks Hell or High Water as an example of grievance cinema, art-directed for a new era of violent self-pity, economic decline, and racial appropriation.

—p.92 One Word: Authenticity! (85) by A S Hamrah
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in a way that cannot be removed or forgotten

179

They discouraged people from seeing it, but Romero’s images proved to be indelible

—p.179 The Nonstop Zombie Buffet (177) by A S Hamrah
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They discouraged people from seeing it, but Romero’s images proved to be indelible

—p.179 The Nonstop Zombie Buffet (177) by A S Hamrah
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atone for (guilt or sin)

184

In expiation for his pusillanimity in the opening reel

—p.184 The Nonstop Zombie Buffet (177) by A S Hamrah
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In expiation for his pusillanimity in the opening reel

—p.184 The Nonstop Zombie Buffet (177) by A S Hamrah
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(verb) depict or describe in painting or words; suffuse or highlight (something) with a bright color or light

187

Tightly controlled scenes avoid the pointlessness and repetition of the nouveau zombie films, limning class struggle in unexpected ways

—p.187 The Nonstop Zombie Buffet (177) by A S Hamrah
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Tightly controlled scenes avoid the pointlessness and repetition of the nouveau zombie films, limning class struggle in unexpected ways

—p.187 The Nonstop Zombie Buffet (177) by A S Hamrah
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