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But unlike his previous horror-comedy Shaun of the Dead, or the zany action flick Hot Fuzz, Baby Driver isn’t a mash-up that takes one genre and mixes in self-referential laughs to tell a story about Gen Xers struggling to grow up.
Rather than barely there makeup or easy beach waves, Kendall Jenner is marking the start of summer with a wash of referential, retro beauty.
This may be McNally's valentine to Broadway (or, with all the self-referential lines, to his own shows).
And though this sounds pathologically self-referential and narcissistic, there are many meanings to be found in the complexity with which Mr. Gordon fragments and reorders his career and private life.
Especially the first one, which was crude without being brainless, and relentlessly self-referential without pounding the jokes into the ground.
The album—consisting of ten richly produced, heavily referential tracks—is awash in world-weary melancholy, an acute heartbreak dulled by a fond wistfulness.
But the play also is a reflexive, self-referential commentary on literature.
Takeshi Kitano portrays Major’s commander, Aramaki (tossing in an amusingly self-referential moment along the way).
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