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Why Paranormal Activity Owes Us One More Film

Seven Franchises That Could Benefit from Going DTV or VOD

Even today, terms like straight-to-video, DTV and VOD are regarded as dirty. They’re second-rate. Movies that get that kind of release are treated as failures before they even come out. We’re getting ...

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Eight Sequels That Did Nothing to Further the Narrative of the Franchise

For the most part, sequels are made because a film made money and a studio wants to keep it going. It would be ridiculous not to admit that’s usually how it starts. But there are still a lot of great ...

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Horror Sequels That Began Life as Original Scripts

Executives will do just about anything to make sure that a horror film, if it’s even moderately successful, gets a sequel. It doesn’t matter if it’s good. And it doesn’t even have to be considered a b...

Friday the 13th Part III

Does A Number Matter? Defending Horror Sequels as an Art Form

Horror sequels are almost universally looked down upon, considered something in the genre that just has to be dealt with because there’s no way to overcome them. They are dismissed more often than not...

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Horror Sequels That Are Truly Better Than the Original

There is a general consensus that sequels are rarely ever as good as the original. And while there are many great sequels out there, it’s still a good rule of thumb. There will always be more bad sequ...

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Tim Burton Confirms Beetlejuice 2 is Ready to Roll (Updated)

In a statment to Showbiz Spy, Tim Burton revealed that Beetlejuice 2 is really happening, at long last. The director confirmed that the project had been greenlit at Warner Brothers and seems to sugges...

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Eight Upcoming Sequels and Reboots That Don’t Need to Happen

I know, I know, no sequel or reboot ever needs to happen. Let’s just make that clear right out of the gate. They’re not a necessity and more often than not they do more harm than good. But some of my ...


Rings Pushed Back to Sometime in 2016

Bad news for those anxiously anticipating the release of the upcoming sequel to the remake of The Ring. The film will no longer be seeing a November 2015 release and has been pushed all the way back t...

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Completely Pointless Sequels That Actually Weren’t That Bad

Most horror movies don’t need sequels, but of course most franchises have pointless sequels in them, anyway. It’s something that’s been true about the genre going all the way back to the beginning. As...

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