Today seems like an appropriate day to post videos of movie characters doing the same exact thing over and over and over. Clichés are funny that way – they’re almost always nonsense, but they keep appearing in movies anyway. Below are a handful of popular, realistic clichés that I’ve never actually experienced in real life. This is not to say that no one has experienced them, but, sadly, not me. Enjoy!
Told someone, “You look like shit.”
Been the giver/recipient of food and wine to/from a new neighbor..
|"It's amazingly fresh. You just pop it in the water, and it's done."|
Washed my face in the sink during a moment of stress..
|Leo loves the face wash. Also see: Shutter Island, The Wolf of Wall Street, many more.|
Not said goodbye (or some variation) when concluding a phone conversation.
Told someone something (or done something) really important while standing in the pouring rain..
|And the plants, too? Couldn't have been fun.|
Worked as a journalist/marketing professional/administrative assistant/event planner/struggling fashion designer and been able to afford a massive city loft.
|"I'm still stunned by how big... my apartment is."|
Spit liquid out of my mouth when I was surprised.
Used a computer that makes a different noise every time I click something.
Left (or received) an extended message of love (or something else of dire importance) via answering machine/voicemail..
|I love Shame so much that I'm willing to overlook the answering machine.|
Stepped on glass and not been cut.
This is a realistic depiction of bare skin on glass:
These, however, are not:
And 5 movie clichés that I HAVE experienced
Lost cell phone service at a really bad (borderline dangerous) time.
Not had my car start at a really bad (borderline dangerous) time.
Viewed great quality surveillance footage that I could actually zoom in and sharpen.
Talked to myself in the mirror.
Earnestly said, “We’ve got to stop meeting like this,” to someone.
Disarmed a bomb with two seconds left. (Not really, but that’d be awesome).