And I realize that this glimpse of reality that we get in the movies, mirrors life in general. Psychologists say that we make judgments about people that we meet within the first three seconds that we meet them. In those first few seconds, at first glance, we make snap decisions about whether this person seems friendly, stupid, dangerous, kind, etc. We decide whether we should smile when we greet them or whether we should be scared. Oh we do change our minds from time to time. The oh so scary person turns out to be a gentle giant. The friendly person may be untrustworthy. But like the movies, our first glance affects our approach to others.