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Pitches for movies, books, events ETC. that sounded like they would be incredible, but fail to deliver.Motion To Discard Motion To Discard Needs Examples Motion To Discard Motion To Discard
When a film, book or any other form of media is described, it can sound like it will be a definite winner, and you can't wait to see it. But sometimes when you mix peanut butter and jelly together, it falls short of the experience of a PB&J sandwich. One example is the film "Wolf" - Jack Nicholson as a werewolf. Jack hamming it up in his own wildman style with no boundaries. That sounds like a natural mix that was a long time coming. But did it deliver? This trope is not about a failure to execute, but a failure of the pitch itself not providing the 'zing' it appeared to promise.