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The shortage of original ideas in Hollywood is not a new issue. Hollywood blockbusters have long followed standard plotlines proven to generate excitement and revenue. Don’t get me wrong, indie movies and indie theaters will always reside in the warm, enriching, nacho supreme depths of my movie heart. But that does not mean that I am satisfied with the billions of dollars in resources Hollywood is wasting on leftover broccoli casserole lathered in recycled ideas and characters. I fell in love with movies because they have capacity to snap my semi-charmed life in half. Movies take you somewhere you can never go, make you someone you will never be. They touch emotions, remind you how you want to live your life, and give you a fresh perspective. My favorite movies are the ones that stick with you long after the bright sun tries to burn them out the second you walk out of the movie theater. Enough rambling, the following are some of the movies released this year that were either prequels, sequels, or remakes. (more…)

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It’s almost Halloween and it’s a season of horror movies and scaring each other.  That means a whole mess of movie news are coming in and lists are being created out the wazoo to entertain the curious.  So I’ve compiled some of the internet’s best on Movie news to entertain you guys so far.  Meanwhile, in all the horror movie madness, I’m trying to jump on the American Horror Story FX bandwagon to see if that’s any good.  You guys have any opinions?

The Best Horror Movies in the past 10 Years on Unreality

Non-scary Halloween Movies on buzzsugar

RT Horror Countdown on Rottentomatoes

The Music in Horror Movies on Ossuary

The 10 Best Horror Movies You Haven’t Seen on Unreality

Horror Films that Scar Children on UGO

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A look back on Robert Downey Jr.’s career on LATimes

Hollywood’s Lack of Ideas: Good or Bad? on NPR

Become a Silent Film Master on Empire Online

5 Princesses Too Badass for Disney to Make a Story about on Cracked

26 Movies from the Villain’s Point of View on Cracked

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80s Remakes not to Mess with on HitFix

Spy Spoofs on Rottentomatoes

Transformers 4+5 in the Works with a New Lead on Screen Rant

Mark Wahlberg and David O’Russell No Longer Friends on FilmDrunk

Worse Movie Accents on UGO

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