- n an inclination to retreat from unpleasant realities through diversion or fantasy
his alcohol problem was a form of escapism
- Beverly Hills Chihuahua has more than just escapism going for it.
- Gaiman's writing has the light touch of the English humorist--Douglas Adams is a big influence--but his whimsical charm is a con: what so closely resembles escapism is just a way .
- Granted, Rowling's books begin like invitations to garden-variety escapism: Ooh, Harry isn't really a poor orphan; he's actually a wealthy wizard who rides a secret train to a .
News & Articles
- Summer Tune-Up Series: Wartime Dramas, Cancer Battles Provoke at Stripped-Down Musical Series
A 9-year-old girl with leukemia and a war correspondent kidnapped and bound in a Middle Eastern cell do not sound like typical subjects for American musicals, a form often associated with jubilance and escapism. They sound like more CNN headlines or Oscar-bait movies. But two musicals about just the...
June 18, 2013 - Broward-Palm Beach New Times
- Review: Muhlenberg presents an embraceable 'Crazy for You'
Muhlenberg Summer Music Theatre director Charles Richter is a passionate fan of old-style Broadway musicals, which offered the promise of theatrical escapism, lots of singable music, exuberant dancers and gaudily dressed chorus girls in skimpy skirts.
June 17, 2013 - The Morning Call
- Johnny Depp in Hollyscoop
Johnny says of the island, "It's my way of trying to return to normalcy. Escapism is survival to me. I don't think I'd ever seen any place so pure and beautiful. You can feel your pulse rate drop about 20 beats. It's instant freedom. And that rare...
- Hugh Jackman in CBC.ca
I will bring Wolverine to Mexico City on May 26 to provide a moment of fun, escapism and a treat for some of the loyal fans of the comic,Jackman said on his Twitter page.