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Potentially Ambiguous Movie Titles That Obviously Refer to Just 1 Film

Some great movies get remade with disastrous or forgettable results while other so-so films get remade to spectacular success. In both cases, one film completely overshadows other films that bear its name to the point that no one has to … Continue reading

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Movies About Spending Ungodly Amounts of Money

Several films have explored what might happen if people spent ungodly amounts of money. Let’s spend some time exploring their different takes on this seemingly simple concept and see if we can discover some similarities. Continue reading

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Disney’s History of Remaking Old Animated and Live-Action Films

Disney is about to debut its second attempt at a live-action Jungle Book remake next week. So I figured now is a good time to look back at Disney’s numerous tries at remaking their old animated and live-action films into … Continue reading

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Forgotten Film Gems: Always

Always is the one Steven Spielberg film that no one ever talks about. People like to rag on 1941 as Spielberg’s one true bomb or discuss Hook’s shortcomings or Empire of the Sun’s good qualities. But no one seems to care … Continue reading

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Why Are There So Many Wizard of Oz Sequels, Prequels, Remakes and Spinoffs?

Sam Raimi’s Oz the Great and Powerful is coming out this Friday, and it is just one in a long string of sequels, prequels, remakes and spinoffs of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, published in 1900. That book was adapted … Continue reading

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10 Movie Remakes That Are Better Than the Originals

Movie remakes get a bad name because of such misfires as Poseidon, The Haunting, and let’s not forget the infamous Psycho. I’ve noticed quite a few remakes in recent years, which make Hollywood filmmakers look desperate to come up with … Continue reading

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