Watch enough movies and you learn pretty quickly that what you see on the big screen is a far cry from real life. But every now and then, filmmakers like to inject a little factual information into their fantasy, and a movie can actually teach you something. But, usually when people talk about learning things from the movies, they are talking about 'big picture' stuff; morals, life-lessons, those kinds of things. Well, either that or the kinds of ridiculous traditions of every movies, like everyone has a phone number that starts with 555, or that there is always a parking right spot in front of the building our hero is about to enter.

But I think that there is a whole other world of lessons learned from the big screen that have changed the way we live. In most cases you might not even remember learning it, but trust me; you have the movies to thank for some of your most random factoids, and that's what today's discussion is all about. So with no further ado, today we're going to find out: what have the movies taught you?

After the jump; three things I have learned by going to the movies...
categories Cinematical