Judi Dench, car chases and bad surf-rock - is this the recipe for a perfect film?

the Guardian | 3/2/2018 | Stuart Heritage
Forget anything that happens during the Oscars on Sunday. Sure, the nominated films are good, but can you look them in the eye and honestly say that any of them are perfect? Of course not, because Cineworld customers have chosen all the elements that make the perfect film and, honestly, none of the nominees even come close.

According to a new survey that definitely holds weight under the barest amount of scrutiny, the perfect film is an engaging two-hour drama directed by Steven Spielberg that stars Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep with supporting turns by Tom Hardy and Dame Judi Dench. It has two plot twists, two baddies, two car chases, two romantic moments, three fights, a resolved ending and a soundtrack inspired by Pulp Fiction.

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What is the best Oscar-winning film of all time?

Oh how close we came with The Post. I mean, sure, it’s a decent enough film, but how much better would it have been if, right at the end, Streep and Hanks had punched each other in the face, hopped on a couple of hot-rod custom hogs, sped across the open highway while continuing to punch each other in the face, disembarked outside a cartoon 1950s diner, dry-humped and then did the twist to some terrible surf-rock music while the credits rolled? This is a trick question, because it would have been a million times better and the Oscars would have been forced to disband because cinema as an art form would instantly be rendered obsolete.

Subjects - Study - Kind - List - Godfather

Apparently, the subjects of the study were presented with some kind of list and decided that The Godfather came closest to fulfilling these requirements. This is either further proof that The Godfather is a film that people lie about watching, or that I’ve consistently managed to...
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