Sometimes, punctuation in captions can provide important clues about what’s going to happen, regardless of how well or poorly timed the captions are.
Movie captions should never reveal information prematurely. In this example, the captions give away a key plot detail before the narrative is ready to do so.
Caption readers sometimes know what’s happening before the characters themselves. In this way, captions tell the future.
Captioning technology and conventions allow us to glimpse the future, at least sometimes.