Rules of the game, part 243

Thursday November 12th 2009

Three cheers to Videogum for finally exposing one of cinema’s most heinous crimes: saying the title of the movie within the movie.

I used to go on about this ALL THE FLIPPING TIME on here and people would always pick me up on it, saying they didn’t understand what I was talking about, or just didn’t care.

Just to clarify, SAYING THE TITLE OF THE MOVIE WITHIN THE MOVIE IS UNACCEPTABLE except in the following cases:

  • When the title refers to a key character or element within the movie (e.g. Milk, Panic Room or Blue Velvet).