But some of the alleged examples are somewhat thin ('self preservation' isn't obviously any reference to the Italian Job theme, for example, especially in context) and it's not as if he was referring to titles with the irreverence of Mike Batt's greatest hit.
Plus if he's to be punished, why not the judge in the Da Vinci Code plagiarism case who included an acrostic in his judgement a while back?
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