Things I Learned in Movies...

Part 1: Always Happens

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  • If a large pane of glass is visible, someone will be thrown through it before long.
  • Cars that crash will almost always burst into flames.
  • In the event of a car chase, there will be two men carrying a large pane of glass through the streets. Later, someone will drive through it.
  • Freelance helicopter pilots are always eager to accept bookings from international terrorist organizations — even though the job will require them to shoot total strangers and will end in their own certain death as the helicopter explodes in a ball of flames.
  • The person you trust most at work and reveal all the details of the life-threatening situation to is the one who is trying to kill you.
  • If you think there is an intruder in your house, your cat will choose the precise moment to leap out at you from inside a cupboard.
  • When they are alone, all foreigners prefer to speak English to each other.
  • If there is a deranged killer on the loose this will also coincide with a thunderstorm that has brought down all the power and phone lines in the vicinity.