Alfred Hitchcock gave us mind-blowing finales at Mount Rushmore and the Statue of Liberty.
It is one of the beauties of cricket that within the overall narrative of a game lie so many smaller stories, the plays within the play.
Tradition demands that Royal Ascot should maintain some composure at all times but the sangfroid slipped on Thursday afternoon as the Queen became the first reigning monarch in the 207-year history of the Gold Cup to win the Royal meeting's most famous race.
The British and Irish Lions captain, Sam Warburton, has warned Australia to brace themselves for an explosive contest when the two teams finally meet in Saturday's eagerly awaited first Test.
"What are we celebrating?" asked my friend when I suggested having a glass of Champagne to kickstart the Friday night.
Chelsea's David Luiz's hairstyle is a hot topic in Brazil.
Arsenal fans excited by Yaya Sanogo's prolific youth goal ratio for France may want to be cautious when considering the similar record of Liverpool flop David N'gog.
Where is Maxime Gonalons heading? It does not appear to be Arsenal...