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    Cool turn the genre on its head

    As a matter of fact, I've found the expression like that: "we decided it would be fresh, interesting and funny to try and turn this genre on it's head." But I suppose it's a mistake because it seems it makes much more sense its; doesn't it?

    Anyway, what I want to ask is for the meaning of "turn this genre on its head"
    I think it means "to put upside down the mechanics of a genre (movie genre by the way)"
    Am i right?

    Thanks a lot?

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    Question Re: turn the genre on its head

    You're right. And it would be its by the way. But out of interest I'd like to know how you would turn a genre on its head. What aspects of a genre would be turned? And would the emerging genre then have label???

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    Cool Re: turn the genre on its head

    Quote Originally Posted by Shakespeare's brother View Post
    You're right. And it would be its by the way. But out of interest I'd like to know how you would turn a genre on its head. What aspects of a genre would be turned? And would the emerging genre then have label???
    Well, it seems it would be a parody,a takeoff, a mock. The movie takes a serious one and put it upside down making fun of all of its grave items, imitating them humorously.
    I think it's in this sense that the sentence is said, and according to your kind answer.
    Thank You very much.

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