Sequels

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    The Franchise Files – Freddy’s Dead: The Final Nightmare (1991)

    Even Freddy’s Dead: The Final Nightmare wasn’t intended to be the last in the Elm Street franchise, the title would have been astoundingly accurate. If the legacy of Freddy Krueger wasn’t dead before the sixth film, it sure was after. And though I hate to admit it, I’m glad the series took a...
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    ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’ is Nothing Short of Amazing

    The first role I had ever seen Chris Pratt in was the pilot episode of Parks and Recreation. A chubby, lazy, and dimwitted loser, the character of Andy Dwyer somehow managed to take all of these traits and turn them into something so loveable and endearing that it was almost obscene. Watching...
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    Top 5 Horror Films With Good Sequels

    Top 5 Horror Films With Good Sequels by Mandi Nowitz   We all know that sequels are very rarely a good idea, with the exception of “Star Wars” and “The Godfather” and maybe a handful more. It seems as though once a movie opens to mild success, a follow-up...
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    The Franchise Files – Star Trek Generations (1994)

    By May of 1994, Star Trek: The Next Generation had run its final episode. But if you’ve been paying attention to pop culture since the 1950’s, you’d be smart enough to figure out that Picard’s crew would return for more. What you may not have been able to tell, however, was...