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What, exactly, is “Tashlinesque”? The subject will be explored at UCLA in a lecture and panel discussion, but there is a simple explanation. Tashlin cut his teeth on cartoons, and when he moved into live action, he re-created the “Looney Tunes” universe by dressing his flesh-and-blood actors like cartoon characters, surrounding them with blaring colors and embroiling them in elaborate gags that sent the laws of physics out the window.

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