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I've rewatched the four major sequels that were released in 2015 and 2016 to see if I was right about the nature of releasing a sequel to a property that's been dormant for almost a decade.
May you ride immortal, shiny and chrome. Also: Legally Blonde, Lily Allen, and approaches to objectification.
“Of course, sequels are a big way for Hollywood to keep revenue up, but some movies are being designed with sequels in mind before they’ve even proven there’s interest in a series.”
“A post-apocalyptic version of (let’s face it) the Wacky Racers doesn’t feel like something that people have any kind of racial hang-ups about, so why would people mind if a woman took over?”
A look at the hugely influential Oz-ploitation film Mad Max.
“Even people who otherwise have issues with the feminist movement pretty much universally agree that this is a freakin’ brilliant action movie and you should see it and see it again.”