The rise of magic realism in TV reflects society’s increased frustration with reality

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Magic realism takes a world that’s familiar to viewers and then twists a part of that world into a new shape.

It’s been said that looking at a TV is like looking at a mirror; what we see on TV reflects what is happening outside our living rooms in the world at large. But in 2016, that mirror is now straight out of a funhouse.  – Tom Hawking, QuartzRead More:

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2 thoughts on “The rise of magic realism in TV reflects society’s increased frustration with reality

  1. Agreed. And thanks so much for commenting. Television is a more nimble medium than cinema, in terms of the pace of production. It’s interesting to see how this apparently allows an increased capacity for social commentary in small screen narrative.

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