Re: cliches

From: Chuck Kleinhans (email suppressed)
Date: Sun Jul 20 2008 - 20:06:01 PDT

On Jul 20, 2008, at 2:13 PM, Raymond S Harmon wrote:

> I would appreciate any thoughts on what clichés are seen more
> often in student films and why they are considered clichés.

The "student suicide film" always begins with a shot of an empty
dormitory corridor. As soon as you see that, you know the
protagonist is going to kill himself (it's always a male) by the end
of the film. This rule of thumjb has held up over 30 years of
watching student films.


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