LNH: Untold Tales of the Looniverse #2
milos_parker at yahoo.com
Mon Sep 25 06:21:48 PDT 2006
Jesse Willey wrote:
> Tom and I have major disagreements about the Bryan
> Singer film 'The Usual Suspects'.
> Tom thinks the ending where the whole thing turns
> out to be a bullshit story Verbal tells to get out of
> going to jail is a cop out. I think it's a great
> film. Why? If you pay attention during the movie
> (particularly scenes in the interogation room) all the
> clues are there.
It takes no effort what-so-ever to pull the rug out from underneath the
And yes, I know, the main appeal for first person with most people is
the unreliable narrator.
Personally? I think that nine times out of ten, it's bad writing.
An omniscent narrator completely evades the whole controversy.
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