The film doesn't work

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A phrase used to describe a movie that either doesn't make sense, or defies its own internal logic, or just seems to completely fall apart in front of the viewer's eyes. The phrase was used once by Mark Kermode's friend Alan Frank - of "you wouldn't like me when I'm Ang Lee" fame - only for Frank's editor to question it: "What does that mean? It doesn't go through the projector successfully?"