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    Like most mainstream audiences my first exposure to director David Cronenberg was with 1986’s “The Fly”. That kind sci-fi/horror film was rarely seen at the time and as impactful as it was, Cronenberg was just getting started. I caught up with him again in my video renting days in the late 90’s with films like […]

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    Historically animated film sequels have been little more than cash-grabs. Doing what they can to squeeze out that little bit more dough at the box office than the original. The people at Dreamworks Animation while started slowly with films like “Antz”, and “Chicken Run” exploded with “Shrek” in 2001. And while they still stumble from […]

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    What is the secret to making a good sequel to a successful film? That is the million dollar question, because more often than not most sequels are a step down from the original. The simple reason why so many are of lesser quality is usually everyone involved wants to make it bigger and better than […]

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    Back in 1996 a little film called “Trainspotting” was released and brought realism, and a wicked vision to the perils of drug addiction.  It also made a star of Ewan McGregor and director Danny Boyle while also showing us how hard the Scottish language can be to understand without subtitles. None of that would have […]

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