The lesser in the Fuck Buddy Battle of 2011. Ashton, Natalie, and their relationships are too complex! We didn't actually care about the premise, Jason, and we knew they'd end up together. Focus on the tearjerker moments and the fucking!
Music in film is suuccchhhh a cheater move. Like the concept of music and especially performance is so drawing to a majority of the human population that of course putting it into a movie gets you ahead. Ahem, Star is Born. Ahem, Bohemian fucking Rhapsody!
So how is it that music as the thread of Cold War felt so natural and surprising?