Film review clichés that should be avoided at all costs

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Each blurb is meant to apply to multiple films, not just the one it currently comments on. Please, feel free to suggest more.

This list was conceived a tool for Letterboxd users- myself included- to improve their writing.

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  • The Godfather: Part II
  • Logan
  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi
  • Get Out
  • Food, Inc.
  • Game Night
  • The Room
  • It
  • Arrival
  • Every Day
  • mother!
  • La La Land
  • Cowboys & Aliens
  • Coco
  • World of Tomorrow
  • Phantom Thread
  • Her Story
  • The Empire Strikes Back
  • Jaws
  • The Transformers: The Movie
  • Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen
  • The Duke of Burgundy
  • Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
  • Moonlight
  • Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
  • Dunkirk
  • The Objective
  • Lady Bird
  • Spring Breakers
  • Twin Peaks: The Return
  • Mothlight
  • Annie Hall
  • The Sixth Sense
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • Masters of the Universe
  • Bee Movie
  • The Raid