the perfect paper

Write a perfect paper explaining why you think a text is perfect.

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The title: All the Tiny Moments That Add Up to Make 'Top Gun' Perfect

The writer: Shea Serrano

What he does: he LOVES this movie, the pictures, the parentheses, it's basically just a list with a few tangents sprinkled in. (1782 words)
 

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The title: Life Lessons with 'The Lego Batman Movie'

The writer: Shea Serrano

What he does: he ranks things, he includes a footnote, he mixes humor and heart, he includes himself and his sons, he makes the ending echo the earlier image of Batman being alone. (1489 words)

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The title: On One-on-One

The writer: Hanif Abdurraqib

What he does: the sections, the personal experiences, the poetry, how it's about more than just the movie. (2913 words)

 

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The title: 'My Heart Will Go On' Turns 20

The writer: Hanif Abdurraqib

What he does: the sections (***), he takes us back to when he was younger, the research (both about the song and the ship), the specificity (3:25 mark), the symbolism (the horizon, the iceberg, the heart), the ending. (2232 words)

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The title: The Basketball Scouting Report

The writer: Shea Serrano

What he does: ranks each character/player from worst to best, breaks down each player individually, includes footnotes, swears, finds significance in seemingly insignificant moments (e.g. the handshakes). (3347 words)

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