Gale_1.jpgThere's nothing worse than a totally preposterous "shocking twist", whether it ruins a perfectly good film, or shoves a mediocre one into its waiting grave. Now Slate critic David Edelstein has, with help from readers, put together a list of the twenty most offensive ending twists. The Life of David Gale is number one on the list, leading a mixed bag of all-over stinkers (Tim Burton's Planet of the Apes remake) and highly divisive semi-classics (Fight Club, Swimming Pool).
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