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“In CS, the mcguffin is writ large from the very beginning, and the whole film suffers as a result, and don't even get me started on the crappy overreliance on CGI.”
“Going Postal's mcguffin is the "clacks," a system of mechanical semaphore towers that have been strung across the continent in a kind of primitive telegraph/Internet.”
“He's after the mcguffin, which is something I won't tell you about, since Rhoades keeps it a secret for a while.”
“Being a baseball card collector myself, I have to love a book in which the mcguffin is a one-of-a-kind card signed by Joe Dimaggio, Billy Wilder, and Marilyn Monroe.”
“The other IJ films had a "mcguffin", a mystical plot thread, but generally it was underplayed.”
“An Electro-Magnetic-Pulse attack was a staple sci-fi notion of the Eighties which formed the "mcguffin" of that highly entertaining action comedy "Escape from LA".”
“Is it better to just not show the "mcguffin" (a Hitchcock term for a thing that everyone is after - a jewel, a prize, a valuable artifact, whatever - that thing itself doesn't matter but it serves a structural role as an excuse for chases and mayhem and plot convolutions)?”
“I decided to have the hero blown up in an exploding nuclear reactor in the middle of the novel rather than the end, to muck-about with the hero-in-peril elements as far as possible, replace mcguffin pseudo-science with genuine science-fiction and so on.”
“I would have liked to have seen a western style three-way standoff: Indy vs KGB vs SS resolved in a unique way (Nazi and reds shooting each other up while indy slinks away with the mcguffin).”
“The mcguffin in The Chopin Manuscript is -- you guessed it -- what seems to be a previously unknown original score by Chopin.”
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