“A serious adult story must be true to something in life. Since marvel tales cannot be true to the events of life, they must shift their emphasis towards something to which they can be true; namely, certain wistful or restless moods of the human spirit, wherein it seeks to weave gossamer ladders of escape from the galling tyranny of time, space, and natural law.”
–H. P. Lovecraft
What is genre?
Genre is how films are categorized through establishing one of three popular constants:
- Setting (example: westerns or road-trip films)
- Topic (example: coming of age or crime) ...