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Sequel-Proof Movies That Somehow Got Sequels

There are some movies that you can tell the filmmakers never intended to make a sequel to. They either just wanted to tell a solid, self-contained story or they wanted to eliminate the possibility that anyone would even attempt to … 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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Everything in Planet of the Apes (1968) Came from These 6 Twilight Zone Episodes

It’s no secret that Rod Serling co-wrote the screenplay to the original Planet of the Apes in 1968. That was four years after his signature TV series, The Twilight Zone, had left the air. I’ve heard people talk about the … Continue reading

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10 Villains Who Think They Are Heroes

Not every movie villain is interested in being evil. Some are misguided or wrongly believe that they are completely in the right. They see the supposed heroes of the story as hindrances to their righteous cause. Let’s examine 10 bad … Continue reading

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8 Timeless Yet Dated Classic Films

Some movies, such as Star Wars, try to be as timeless as possible in their music, costumes, and sets. That way, they can be enjoyed by audiences for generation after generation and never get old. Other films aim for a … Continue reading

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Battle of the Message Movies: Wall-E vs. Planet of the Apes (1968)

I liked Wall-E when I first saw it. Despite its slant against consumerism and over-the-top premise, Wall-E is a charming film. I also enjoyed the 1968 version of Planet of the Apes with Charlton Heston at his campy best. What … Continue reading

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