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How MacGuffins can ruin a good movie

Posted by / January 16, 2018

We all know what a MacGuffin is, even if we know that we know. A MacGuffin is basically the thing in a movie that all the characters care about, but the audience does not care about. Pretty much all spy movies and heist movies use a MacGuffin, as do most superhero movies. One of the most famous MacGuffins is the briefcase in Pulp Fiction. This video examines what makes those MacGuffins go wrong and what makes them go right.

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