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Troperiffic Tuesday: Suspiciously Specific Denial

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Thanks for checking in again on Troperiffic Tuesday.  This week’s trope is another fun one, the Suspiciously Specific Denial.

A Suspiciously Specific Denial is pretty much exactly what it sounds like.  A character denies something but perhaps they add just a little too much detail to make it believable.  It’s a step beyond a character jumping when someone walks into a room and yelling, “Nothing!”.   And it is somewhat akin to a trope often used in detective shows called I Never Said It Was Poison, where the suspect throws in a detail that only the killer could know. Read more

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Review: Broadcast News

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I’d managed to miss this movie for 22 years.  It was on cable last week & as I flipped through it a couple of times, never having a clue what was going on, I decided it was time to add it to my Netflix queue. Read more

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