“Mary Poppins Returns” and It’s Wonderful to See Her in the First Teaser

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When I first heard about this teaser, during the 2018 Academy Awards ceremony, I wrote on Twitter revivquel. Why? Because apparently it’s been so long since I’ve had to come up with a new word, I forgot the one I was already using. So, it’s not a revivquel, but a rebootquel. I’m not sure if that’s better. Time will tell.

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Torture Porn Is Back In First ‘Jigsaw’ Trailer

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Note: This piece was originally published on Creators.co.

As it turns out, a studio doesn’t even have to wait 10 years before deciding that a reboot is in order. Making things even more fun, is the fact that this film isn’t just a reboot, but a sequel. So, in this case, a sequoot. Yes, I’m still working on making that a thing. The only question now, as far as the finished film is concerned is, Will it be worth it at all or just be a quick money grab? Mind you, it’s still an obvious money grab regardless.

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‘Cult Of Chucky’ Offers Up Crazy And Bloody Fun In First Red Band Trailer

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Note: This piece was originally published on Creators.co.

If there’s one horror franchise that gets me excited each and every time, it’s this one. Who knew a friendly looking doll, that’s possessed by a serial killer, could be so much fun? I certainly didn’t, and to some extent, I still don’t. If I did, then I don’t think I’d be as surprised as I am whenever I watch any of the films, especially the original. It gets me every time. While most horror franchises are busy being rebooted, to usually terrible results, this one is still chugging along, churning out sequels for die hard fans, and hopefully, enticing new horror lovers along the way.
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‘Ocean’s Twelve’ Brings More Laughs And Ups Its Heist Game In A Much Better Sequel

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Note: This piece was originally published on Creators.co.

The sequel is hard to get right for most film franchises. No matter the ultimate level of good, there’s still the fans to think about. You have to satisfy them in ways that really don’t matter to other viewers, and if you screw up there, you may never recover. Their trust is gone. However, if you’re like me, and a lot of time has come and gone since a films release, the expectations may not be that high. You’ll take just about anything and either like it or not. That’s the good thing with sequels, they can suck to the majority of viewers, but for you, they hit enough of the right notes and make it worth the watch.

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“Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom” is Full of Dinosaurs, Danger and Fun in First Trailer

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The wait is OVER! After a week of teasers repeatedly announcing that this trailer would debut today, as if anyone could forget after the first announcement, we finally have our first big look at the sequel to the rebootquel that made millions! Wanting to play with dinosaurs (watch people run and be eaten and terrified by them) will never get old!
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10 Years: “28 Weeks Later”

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Sequels are hard to get right or as close to right as possible. There’s so many expectations that it’s a wonder any manage to come through at all. Typically they just fall short, and it really doesn’t matter how many ways they do so. Sometimes though, you get a sequel that’s just good enough, that all other issues can easily be looked past. There’s plenty that makes it just the right amount of fun, no matter how much time has passed. Continue reading

At First Glance: “Star Wars: The Last Jedi”

Better late than never. That’s what they say, and in this case, they’re right. Every other person in the world may have already declared their feelings about this new teaser trailer, but I appear to be a straggler, one of the few remaining holdouts. Well, like with this exciting teaser, my thoughts are finally debuting. Continue reading