Mirror, mirror on the wall, who’s the dumbest of all?

I have always wondered about the 10 most ridiculous things in our films. And what continues to amaze me is how the audience is ever so tolerant of such dumb things.

lWhy do people being chased by the bad guys in cars always run on the middle of the road instead of ducking into a corner or in a side- street or just hide somewhere?

lWhy does a hero, who shows absolutely no pain while getting beaten up badly, start wincing when the heroine cleans his wounds gently?

lWhy does a couple after having sex, place the bed sheets very carefully so as to comply with censor regulations?

lIn a ghost film, why does a girl, upon hearing a strange noise, go out to investigate instead of staying put under the covers? And while she’s at it, why does she have to be in the flimsiest nightclothes ever?

lWhy does the hero who plays a cop always go to a strip club first to investigate?

lWhy do the hero and heroine run around trees in the outdoors instead of staying indoors and making love?

lWhy does it always rain when the heroine is sad or when the hero is angry?

lWhy do the hero and heroine not notice that their voices change when they are singing?

lWhy does the police come only after the fight sequence at the climax and how do they know who’s good and who is bad without even investigating?

After years of thinking hard, I have finally found the answer to all the questions above. The answer is that the audience is far dumber than us filmmakers.

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