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Inconsequential sequels sweep through cinemas

In an era of long-awaited sequels, remakes and “soft reboots” that roll into theaters decades after their corresponding media, Disney’s and Sony’s Maleficent: Mistress of Evil and Zombieland: Double Tap were the least long-awaited, releasing five and 10 years after … Continue reading

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Oh look, it’s another ‘Halloween’ sequel

4/10 After 40 years, it’s finally here — the 11th Halloween movie! Yeah, there are 10 others, but this one is different! This one ignores the preceding continuity — well, the 10, 20 and 30 year anniversary sequels all did … Continue reading

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What can you say about ‘Baywatch?’

4/10 I really don’t know what to make of this movie. Can’t say it’s everything wrong with 2017 filmmaking, already did that last week. Can’t really say it’s juvenile, that’s the whole point. On Emerald Bay, the renowned lifeguard team … Continue reading

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Was that a parody?

Dusk is falling on the era of sequels, but even though Hollywood is repeating itself to the point of self-satire, Independence Day: Resurgence is still a great idea. Released almost 20 years to the day after the iconic first movie, Resurgence presented the promise … Continue reading

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