If Hollywood determined proper climbing technique, everybody would walk around with backpacks full of nitroglycerin and believe they could clear just about any jump as long as they yelled hard enough. You can witness this sensibility in the hilariously annotated video, "The Vertical Limit Guide To Climbing":
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Note to self: Make sure to never build a snow anchor next time you approach a clearly breaking cornice at the edge of a yawning, multi-thousand-foot drop. Classic tip.