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Sequels can build on strength of originals


Have a conversation about the state of movies today, and you’ll soon hit the topic of sequels — right after the words “remakes” and “vampire movies.” The proliferation of sequels is often cited as one of the signs of the decay of the movie industry. It’s an example of the money-obsessed nature of movie studios, […]

Major studios falter over long weekend Day


Movies are unique. Despite an assault from all sides by television, a poor economy, declining ticket sales and an over-reliance on remakes, reboots and sequels, movies still retain a unique ability to create worlds and moments you cannot see anywhere else. In the last calendar year, we have gotten the subtle mastery of Amour and […]