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    hyper-realized hyper-stylized

    Dear all,

    An actor speaking about a movie "Scott Pilgrim" saying:

    "it's hyper-realized hyper-stylized love story"

    What is the meaning of "hyper-realized hyper-stylized"?

    Thanks a lot.

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    Re: hyper-realized hyper-stylized

    ***Neither a teacher nor a native speaker.***

    I guess it's just something like:
    It's an over-realized and over-stylized love story.
    (In this case over = hyper.)

    Cheers!

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    Re: hyper-realized hyper-stylized

    Quote Originally Posted by Nightmare85 View Post
    ***Neither a teacher nor a native speaker.***

    I guess it's just something like:
    It's an over-realized and over-stylized love story.
    (In this case over = hyper.)

    Cheers!
    That may be so, but it leaves you to explain what 'over-realized' and 'over-stylized' means.
    (I don't know either.)

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    Re: hyper-realized hyper-stylized

    Quote Originally Posted by Raymott View Post
    That may be so, but it leaves you to explain what 'over-realized' and 'over-stylized' means.
    (I don't know either.)
    It'd help if we knew the film, as the 'hyper-' prefix can mean either 'over' or 'extremely' (which, depending on context, can mean different things). And 'realized' could have any of two or three basic meanings; multiply that by two an you're really guessing.

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