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Ultimate Suffering in Film

This article is not for the squeamish. The end of 2018 was not kind to me. I was bedridden for a week in September and then spent the final week of December suffering from a number of painful maladies. I … Continue reading

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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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London Screenwriters’ Festival Spotlights the RoboCop Chiasmus

Two years ago, Netflix made a video based on my Back to the Future Trilogy chiasmus article and called it the Lockard Theory. I was honored, of course, that they took note of my analysis. I loved helping others to … Continue reading

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What Makes the RoboCop vs. ED-209 Fight So Memorable?

There are three big things that make this scene go from good to legendary by etching itself in my memory. Continue reading

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Faithful Sidekicks Who Stayed with Film Franchises to the Bitter End

You know who never gets any glory? Sidekicks. Those faithful friends who are just as hard-working as the main character, but who don’t get any credit for their contributions. I’m here to speak up for them by highlighting 18 supporting … Continue reading

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Unceremonious Ways Sequels Dump the Previous Film’s Love Interest

Sequels are never easy. They have to continue where the last film left off and add something new to the mix so they don’t feel stale. Frequently this involves writing out the previous love interest in order to make room … 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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