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Author's Note: 10 Classic Hollywood Clichés Still Used Today

This article could easily have been turned into a list of 100 awesome Hollywood clichés, there are so many in constant cinematic rotation. A personal fan of the slow-motion walkaway and one-at-a-time fighting, I appreciate tropes for the humor and twists they supply, even if I usually am screaming at characters: FOR THE LOVE OF GOD, DON'T GO IN THE BASEMENT!

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