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The 12 Best Movie Sequels Ever

Movie sequels are big business for Hollywood. Many fans are getting burnt-out on sequels, especially since so many of them are unnecessary. Still, let’s not forget that when they’re done right, sequels can be great. Here are a dozen of the greatest sequels ever made.

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Science Fiction and the Best Picture Oscar

Science fiction films may be popular and profitable but they don’t get much respect at the Oscars (which will be here very soon). Whichever movie finally wins, the odds are that it will not be a science fiction film. Looking at the history of the Oscars, they haven’t been very kind to the genre that gave us Star Trek and Star Wars.

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Is the DC Film Universe Relying Too Heavily On Batman?

There’s no denying that Batman is one of the most popular—arguably the most popular—comic book hero. The Nolan/Bale Batman trilogy was a financial and critical super hit.  Naturally, the Bat is going to figure prominently in DC/Warner Bros plans for its shared universe. However, is he becoming too much of a crutch for the company as their plans move forward? Cinelinx looks at the movie version of Batman and whether he should be the dominate figure in the DCCU.

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Directors' Trademarks: Christopher Nolan

At least once a month, Cinelinx will chose one director for an in-depth examination of the “signatures” that they leave behind in their work. With the release of Interstellar this week, let’s examine the trademark style and calling signs of Christopher Nolan as director.

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Comic Book Review: Detective Comics #27

What better to way to open up the 75th anniversary year for Batman than to start it off with a celebration of the 27th issue of Detective Comics through 27 tales taking up 96 pages? I'm sure many readers might know that the Dark Knight made his debut in the pages of Detective Comics in 1939. However, it never hurts to educate newer enthusiasts and that's exactly what the writers and artists do in this issue.

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