High Concept Satire: List For Week Ending November 5, 2017

High Concept Satire: List For Week Ending November 5, 2017

High concept satire is a term with many definitions. For example, you could say they are satirical films with a unique premise that move toward a conclusion using their own special logic. It is a little clearer to say they are “What if” films with a satirical subject. What if an insurance salesman suddenly discovers his life is a television show (The Truman Show)? What if a low-life television producer acquires a new program that takes over his mind (Videodrome)? And so on.

This is not intended as an all-inclusive list. Reader suggestions are welcome. If you know an addition to this list, please write using the comments below.

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