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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True Sequels We Need to See!

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Back in Episode 21 of Gabbing Geek, the Geeks played a game of “Sequel, Reboot, or LET IT DIE!” In that now legendary segment (my mom liked it), we offered our not so humble opinions on how to manage some prominent Geek film properties.  A movie like Goonies, for instance, could be rebooted for a new generation, continued with the original kids now parents to a next generation of Goonies, or Let the franchise die (which is somewhat incompatible with their motto…) Some franchises were destined to be continued, yet along the way the wheels fell off the bus.  Let’s make up for Hollywood’s sins and green light a few films in the PURE SEQUEL category.

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Expand the Best Acting Categories to Ten Nominations? No, Thank You!

You Get an Oscar! YOU Get an Oscar! YOU GET AN OSCAR! Sorry…. not you, Leonardo DiCaprio….

Peter Hammond of Deadline.com poses the question, “Should there be 10 slots for the acting categories?”  In all fairness to Mr. Hammond, who is quite astute in his assessment of the field, he does acknowledge that readers will come after him for his opinion.  It almost makes me want to avoid criticizing him, as I appreciate self-awareness.

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