You know how some things take and some things don’t? Well, this one really took. The Academy’s Twitter account posed a challenge to the Twitterverse Tuesday: “Share the plot of your favorite movie in five words.” And though many of those “Hey be witty for the Internet” challenges fall flat on their faces, this one had the benefit of simplicity, charm, and the veneer of a respected institution. People chose different ways to get in on the fun. Some responses were simply clever retellings of the writer’s favorite film:
(Eyes Wide Shut)
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(The Usual Suspects)
(The Silence of the Lambs)
“Mission: Impossible — Fallout” arrived to $153.5 million in worldwide ticket sales, contributing to a nascent turnaround at Paramount Pictures.