Screenwriters and playwrights, please be advised that use of any of the phrases listed below will henceforth be deemed an admission of lack of imagination:
“This isn’t over.”
“Look at me.”
“You don’t have to do this.”
“Let’s split up.”
“Who else knows about this?”
“The evidence points to him, but he swears he didn’t do it.”
“This isn’t you.”
“This isn’t who we are.”
“We’re not so different, you and I.”
“I’m nothing like you!”
“We are nothing alike.”
“There is no ‘we.’”
Also deemed an admission of lack of imagination:
Walking calmly away with an explosion behind you
Stealing a car thanks to a key stored on the visor
Bringing back the same bad guy death after death
Escaping through a ventilator shaft
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9/30/2020 09:18:04 am
• Avoiding a fiery explosion by climbing up the greasy cable in an elevator shaft
9/30/2020 01:01:23 pm
Tracking credit card transactions with 3 keystrokes.
10/6/2020 04:10:51 pm
"Hi, sis!" Establish the relationship some other way. Nobody actually says that.
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