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7. "okay... I don't think this is even true."
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>The piece's big central two points are:
>1: most people misuse the term plot hole in a big way.
>2: no film would likely ever satisfy the purely logical mind,
>so if you're focusing your response to a film on perceived
>logic problems, either (a) you didn't like the film but you
>can't express what you didn't like adequately, so you settle
>for decrying these mislabeled "plot holes," or (b) for smug
>wannabe-intellectuals who use this to feel above a film and
>its alleged stupidity, you have a fundamental misunderstanding
>of how cinema works.

It's possible to like a film and still be bothered by plot holes. People do it all the time. And it has nothing to do with smug superiority. There are sometimes that no matter how much you may actually like the film, there are portions of the plot that make no sense whatsoever (Brian De Palma fans are well acquainted with this particular phenomenon) and this clown is saying that you're an asshole if you acknowledge that?

The man who thinks at 50 the same way he did at 20 has wasted 30 years of his life - Muhammed Ali


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The Trouble With Bickering About "Plot Holes" (long swipe) [View all] , Frank Longo, Fri Mar-29-13 01:31 PM
Subject Author Message Date ID
I don't give a fuck what he's saying as long as his caps lock is on.
Mar 29th 2013
lol, yeah, it's pretty annoying as far as stylistic choices go.
Mar 29th 2013
I'm not gonna read this, but just from vaguely skimming
Mar 29th 2013
More or less. It's unquestionably filtering into the mainstream now thou...
Mar 29th 2013
           No. See, this is why I shouldn't have tried to summarize, lol.
Mar 30th 2013
                No you didn't
Mar 30th 2013
Fuck this guy and whatever he's got to say.
Mar 29th 2013
I made the whole thing lowercase since that asshole wouldn't.
Mar 29th 2013
this seems like an insanely long-winded way of denying Looper sucked
Mar 29th 2013
The problem is stupid solutions to plot holes
Mar 30th 2013
TL;DR version: Film Critic Hulk should be retired.
Apr 01st 2013
I stay on but there is no reason why this should be
Apr 01st 2013

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