Monday 21 May 2018

Wait, I can explain! 13 hatefully annoying plot devices in film

‘IF THERE IS A BOY AND A GIRL THEY DON’T HAVE TO KISS.’

A man with his head stuck in a clapboard
A man with his head stuck in a clapboard

By Edd Dracott, Press Association

Sometimes on a trip to the movies the best that can be said for a film is it didn’t make you cringe too much, but it’s always the same cliches that let films down.

Reddit user TheHooligan95 asked their fellows to share the plot devices they “hate with a burning passion”, and here are 13 of the most popular responses – see if there’s some you recognise.

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