untruism

untruism

(ʌnˈtruːɪzəm)
n
something that is false; an untrue statement
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Not since the epic disaster films of Irwin Allen in the 1970s have action films drawn giants in the field, says Wilson, author of "Everything I Know I Learned at the Movies: A Compilation of Cliches and Untruisms Gleaned From a Lifetime Spent Entirely Too Much in the Dark." Think of the mega-cast in Allen's 1974 "The Towering Inferno," including Paul Newman, Steve McQueen and William Holden.