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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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Short Stories That Grew Into Big Films

Films can come from anywhere. They can be original ideas or adaptations of stories from other media. When they’re based on literature, they usually have a lot of source material to draw from. But what happens when they’re based on … Continue reading

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Movie Matchups: The Bourne Identity (2002) vs. Total Recall (1990)

You know how “I’ll be back” was Arnold Schwarzenegger’s big catchphrase all through the ‘80s? Apparently he wasn’t just talking about coming back himself, but having plots from his movies reused. I’ll talk about a film that blatantly and goofily … Continue reading

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