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So, Cars 2 Is Kind of Great

Cars 2 does everything a good sequel isn’t supposed to do: It focuses on a minor character from the first film while essentially sidelining the expected main character. It doesn’t follow the same story pattern as the first film. It … Continue reading

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The Types of Movies That Currently Dominate Each Month of the Year

When you study movies all the time, you start to notice interesting patterns. This week I took a long hard look at movie release schedules over the past few years, and I noticed that certain types of films seem to … Continue reading

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10 Movie Poster Mashups

I usually compare movies’ plots to show how similar they are, but today I’m going to do something different. Here are 10 movies with titles that could work for completely different films. Let’s dive right in and start having fun.

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Movie Matchups: Watchmen vs. The Incredibles

The Incredibles feels like someone dared Brad Bird to make a PG version of Watchmen. 1986’s Watchmen is quite possibly the most influential graphic novel of all time, so it’s no surprise that a film that both parodies and glorifies … Continue reading

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Movie Matchups: The Dark Knight Rises vs. Toy Story 3

There are several spoilers in this review, so please don’t read beyond this point if you haven’t seen The Dark Knight Rises and you don’t want to know plot details. You’ve been warned. When I first thought of this article, … Continue reading

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James Cameron’s Best Movie

What is James Cameron’s best movie? It’s not Aliens. It’s not Terminator 2: Judgment Day. It’s not even Titanic. No, his best movie is one that he planned more than a decade before it became a reality. He had to … Continue reading

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Movie Matchups: DreamWorks Animation Triple Feature!

Over the past few years, the quality of DreamWorks Animation’s films has gone up dramatically. They’ve given Pixar a run for its money with great movies like Megamind, How to Train Your Dragon and Kung Fu Panda. What has suddenly … Continue reading

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