Gabbing Geek Box Office Report: Star Wars. Nothing But Star Wars.

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It’s that time again.

Time to say what should be said only in the polite company of corporate accountants.

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Podcast Reaction: The “Is It A Classic?” Edition

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This week on the podcast, it was all about Back to the Future.  There were proposed sequels, even if Ryan’s did remind me of that Chrononauts thing Jimmy suggested I read.  Well worth the 8 bucks I paid for it, too.

There was the world’s worst geek trivia.

There were future predictions.

But all this talk over Back to the Future has me wondering…is it really a classic?

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Movie Remakes That Actually Make Sense

remakesRemakes are always a controversial subject.  A few weeks ago, I wrote about how a remake of my favorite Hitchcock film made my nervous, even though it was to be helmed by one of my favorite directors.  I think that is why Roger Ebert once said that they shouldn’t remake great movies; they should remake movies with great premises which were poorly executed.  Here are ten movies that fall between interesting stinkers and some of the most beloved classics of all time.

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To Kill a Mockingbird 2- In an MCU World, Anything Can Be a Franchise Apparently

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Earlier this week, I talked about when a true sequel is actually a good thing.  I didn’t even dream of including the classic American novel, To Kill a Mockingbird, on the list of potential victims candidates.  That seemed to be an untouchable, stand alone masterpiece. Well, it looks like it isn’t.  I know this isn’t the geekiest property, but it speaks to the idea that EVERYTHING is a fair game for sequel now. Nothing is sacred thanks to Robert Downey Jr’s charm!  Of course, this one is being issued by the creator herself, so does that change things?

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