Example sentences for: jokiness

How can you use “jokiness” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Postmodern jokiness can only undermine the mummy subgenre, which has at its heart the most ancient of scary ideas: If you presume to violate an alien culture and make off with its sacred objects, you're going to be visited by a monster that's beyond the power of your own culture to combat.

  • The mixture of jokiness and blood never feels cheap--it adds to the movie's theme, which is horrified estrangement from one's own humanity.

  • (The last film for which I have unqualified admiration is Robert Duvall's The Apostle .) I was enraged by the killing of the Iraqi mother in Three Kings and resented some of the jokiness and formula machinations that followed in its wake.


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