Day: 13/11/2013

Heresy of the Week – Curb your Expectations

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Heresy of the Week is a (mostly) weekly spot in which I entertain some of the unthinkable notions of geek-culture. The arguments I put forward are not always things I personally agree with, but often rhetorical devices designed to force myself (and maybe readers) out of the boxes which fan discussions can get caught in. But that aside, feel free to get yourselves worked up and your knickers in a twist if you really want to.

This week’s heresy:

The lengthy build up which has apparently become obligatory for films, from the big-budget blockbuster to the semi-indie breakout, is leading to over inflated expectations, and ultimately killing the enjoyment of ultimately perfectly serviceable films.

Read on…