Day: 11/06/2014

Heresy of the Week – Stuff your post-credit scenes

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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:

In recent years, filmmakers have taken to hiding easter eggs, little bonus scenes, after the credits as rewards for those fans who sit around to the very end. But with proliferation, they have become devalued, just another way to eke out films which have been getting far too long themselves.

Read on…