Jan 17, 2017 12:00 pm

 

There’s a New Yorker cartoon by Harry Bliss called “Hollywood Think Tank”. Four People are sitting around the table with each one of them saying a different word: “Sex” “Guns” “Sequels” “Money”.

Cynical? Perhaps. Pretty much true? Yup.

I think the official count for 2016 sequels stands at 37. Sequels can be great, but what everyone is hoping for is a repeat experience of our first interaction with a story, and that’s hard to pull off.

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