30 Worn-Out Cliches Movies Can’t Stop Using
There’s nothing wrong with recycling certain ideas from time to time. You know how the old saying goes, “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” But at the rate that Hollywood is recycling certain tired cliches, we’re starting to think that some of these ideas are, in fact, broken.
We’ve seen it time and time again. There are those wildly transformative haircuts that are meant to be character development. Then there’s the convenient skill that the protagonist just so happens to know in order to advance the plot. And let’s not forget that nerds can’t have 20/20 vision because how will we know that they’re a nerd if they can’t wear glasses?
These are just a few of the lazy cliches that makes us want to claw our eyes out that some filmmakers love to employ instead of good, solid storytelling. Here are a bunch more — we apology for your eyes in advance…