Day: 13/11/2014

Heresy of the Week – Plot holes, even big ones, need not be fatal


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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:

“Plot holes are bad, and big plot holes are very bad. Yet whilst they obviously aren’t desirable, there is no reason that a plot hole spells doom for a film or TV series.”

Read on…