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10 Times Disney Chased Popular Film Trends

Disney is well known for creating their own film trends. They practically invented the template for feature-length animated movies in the 1930s, released the first movie about video games with 1982’s Tron, and made pirates cool again for a brief … Continue reading

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Sequels That Show What Happened Right After the First Film’s End Credits Rolled

Most sequels acknowledge the fact that a lot of time passes in between film productions by showing us familiar characters in new situations, a la Die Hard 2. After all, it probably wouldn’t have been much fun to see what … Continue reading

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Old Hobbits Die Hard

I have a humorous bit of Photoshopped silliness to share with you. I was recently having a conversation with some friends about The Lord of the Rings when someone referenced Gollum, and then the title of this article suddenly sprung from my lips. This … Continue reading

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The 10 Best Sequels That Came Out Just 1 Year After the Original Film

Few movie series can boast not only a great first film but also an equally excellent sequel… that came out just a year after the original. Now that takes foresight. Continue reading

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10 Actors Who Had to Suffer to Make Their Movies

Some actors really suffer to make their movies. I’m not talking about getting minor injuries doing a stunt and having to wait a few days or weeks before continuing on. I’m talking about actors who are in constant pain and … Continue reading

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Movie Matchups: Tangled vs. The Lord of the Rings

Disney’s Tangled has much more in common with the three Lord of the Rings films than it does with the story of Rapunzel. I’m not kidding. A kid-friendly throwback film to Disney greatness follows the same exact story as the … Continue reading

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What The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’s Tagline Should Have Been

Peter Jackson’s The Lord of the Rings trilogy is one of the best film adaptations of a book series ever. I have mixed feelings about The Hobbit, however. Why drag on a story for three films that could easily be told … Continue reading

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