Writer and critic Nathan Rabin rates some of film’s biggest failures

November 26, 2010

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Writer Nathan Rabin explores failed film is his new book.

The turkey isn’t just on the platter this holiday season.  It’s on the big screen too!

Real movie turkeys can be a joy to watch. You know, something so bad it’s good. But just because a film is a flop, doesn’t mean it is all bad.

Just ask Nathan Rabin.  He dedicated his latest book to some of his favorite flops, and he writes to defend not bury them!

He does so winningly in My Year of Flops: The A.V. Club Presents One Man's Journey Deep into the Heart of Cinematic Failure.

 When I sat down with Rabin recently he began by saying the most unexpected films can become fan favorites.

 

Eight Forty-Eight talked to writer Nathan Rabin about his latest book "My Year of Flops: The A.V. Club Presents One Man's Journey Deep into the Heart of Cinematic Failure," which explores some of his favorite failed films.