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Twitter Users Try to Describe Their Favourite Films in the Most Boring Way Possible

By Petr Knava | Social Media | September 27, 2021 |

By Petr Knava | Social Media | September 27, 2021 |


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Some of the greatest films ever made have synopses that could come across as really boring. The pithy nature of elevator pitches can mask the rich complexity of execution. A high concept can be fantastic, but sometimes a film ‘about nothing’ is the greatest treat there is. I came across a Twitter prompt a while back that I really enjoyed and then forgot to share at the time, which asked users to try to sum up their favourite films in the most boring possible way:

The whole thread is a great laugh, but here are some highlights:


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