cliffhanger


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cliffhanger

a situation of imminent disaster usually occurring at the end of each episode of a serialized film
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France first found fame with his 1991 spec sale for Cliffhanger, which became a worldwide hit for thesp Sylvester Stallone and helmet Renny Harlin.
The owners of the park say it is a big deal for them because not only will visitors flock to the park to experience the Cliffhanger, but also the queues on the other rides will not be as long.
Billie-Jo Farmer, 11, of Year 6, said: "You could maybe leave it on a cliffhanger so that the reader wants to read the next part of the story.
Canberra A new Australian government could still be days away as yesterday's cliffhanger election produced a hung parliament.
The book reminds me of the serials that used to be shown on Saturdays, along with double features, in which a cliffhanger left us kids panting to find out what happen in the next [what we called] chapter.
And what a cliffhanger ahead of series six - Sophie's pregnant and Jez and Mark aren't sure which one of them is the dad.
Suddenly readers were consuming their fiction in a string of bite-sized morsels, each installment salted with a tasty cliffhanger that left them hungry for more.
That was back in 1993 and since then I can't remember how many times I watched Cliffhanger but I know one thing for sure: It is one of Stallone's best movies.
The book starts in the middle, jumps back in time to offer some sort of explanation for the events, and then brings us to the cliffhanger conclusion.
End your penultimate chapter with a major cliffhanger.
CORONATION Street's Martin Platt will be the victim of a murder bid in a dramatic Christmas cliffhanger.
The nation was on tenterhooks back in 1981 for the original soap cliffhanger.