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" Action films have a certain illogicalness to them. They're what we call, when we're working, 'exaggerated realism.' "
" America is exceptional in combining standard great-power realism with extravagant idealism about the country's redemptive role in creating international order. "
" As a director, I have to feel realism from actors, and they can't be plastic. "
" As writers and readers, as sinners and citizens, our realism and our aesthetic sense make us wary of crediting the positive note. "
" Calls for the simplification of abstract or allusive art have always come from governments suspicious of artists themselves. This is why totalitarian regimes have always legislated some form of realism. "
" Distrust of government isn't baseless cynicism. It's realism. "
" Domestic realism has dominated the American marketplace for decades now. It leeches into literary fiction, and I don't think it's that rich a vein. "
" Films like 'The Godfather,' 'Chinatown' and 'The Exorcist' brought a realism and currency and understatement to their genres that we wanted for 'Mildred Pierce.' "
" For years, in the wake of Rushdie, I had imagined magical realism to be the last refuge of the non-resident Indian. "
" From 'Trainspotting' to 'Acid House,' I moved from urban realism into fantasy. "
" Generally, the realm in which black playwrights have been allowed to achieve success has been social realism or musicals. "
George C. Wolfe
" He drove his kind of realism at me so hard I bounced right into nonobjective painting. "
" I am not into the unrealistic realm of magic realism where birds talk. "
" I do not think that any realism is beautiful. "
H. P. Lovecraft
" I don't believe in the deplorable notion of realism in the cinema: you can over-reach it, and it becomes as false as convention. "
" I guess a lot of comic-book adaptations strive for realism. Christopher Nolan is making Batman seem very real and very serious. "
" I hate that which we have decided to call realism, even though I have been made one of its high priests. "
" I have always thought that foreign-policy idealism has to be tempered with realism. "
" I love many realists but very strongly resist the notion that realism presents a less stylized, more authentic version of the world. "
Laura van den Berg
" In all my books, I try to have a strong element of realism underlying the fantastic. "
" I read a lot of fantasy as a kid. I read 'The Hobbit' and all of the 'Lord of the Rings' books, but I also read a lot of realism like 'The Outsiders.' "
" I realise that there's something about fantasy, whether it's written by the Grimm Brothers or J. K. Rowling or Thorne or J. M. Barrie, that it gets closer to the human experience than realism every could. "
" I think sincerity was my sole aesthetic and realism my experimental technique. "
" I think that the way of bringing realism into fantasy is to treat it as the commonplace. "
" It's time to bury the unreal, failed 'realism' of those who have long thought that dictators brought stability. "
" I've always wanted to do pieces that have an integral sense of realism and aren't just there for titillation. "
" I was a big fan of John Cassavetes, his wife, Gena Rowlands, and that era of filmmaking which was about realism and which represented the antithesis of the dreamy escapism you found in musicals. "
" Lists are based on realism - on the coldly contemplated finitude of resources. "
" 'Martha Marcy May Marlene' is excellent. I adore how the film is both grounded in realism and, at the same time, it has an ethereal, nightmarish atmosphere. "
Paul G. Tremblay
" Monsters are a storytelling tool, like domestic realism and close third. "
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