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The Movie Mom ‘Gothika Rule’

posted by Nell Minow

My radio listeners know that a few times a year, when a movie is truly terrible, I will give away the ending to anyone who sends me an email at moviemom@moviemom.com. It’s called the “Gothika Rule” after the movie that inspired (or required) it. Other memorable “Gothika Rule” films have included “Knowing,” “Flight Plan,” and “The Forgotten.”



  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Kevin

    My 14 daughter is interested in viewing w friends…would like feedback before answering.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Mike

    How many movies last year did you use the “Gothika Rule” with?

    • Nell Minow

      It’s usually about 3-4 a year, Mike!

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