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Sequels I Pretend Don’t Exist

Posted on 30 September 2011 by Charles B. French

For my first column, I’d like to talk about sequels. I like sequels. When done right (Spiderman 2) they can expand upon the universe, explore the characters in greater depth than the original allowed, and resolve dangling plot threads from the previous film. When not done well, and sadly this is often the case, they not only are a terrible movie, they retroactively ruin the previous film. (On the plus side, they do allow a lot of actors to pay back what I assume are massive gambling debts.)

Thus, to preserve my sanity and continued enjoyment of the first installment(s), there are sequels I just pretend don’t exist. As far as I’m concerned, these movies were never green-lighted, scripted, cast, financed, catered, filmed, produced, and released. They didn’t happen, and a pox on anyone who tries to shatter my precious illusion. (And yes, I am aware of the irony that writing about movies I pretend don’t exist violates my own rule. I’m sure we can move past it.)

So let’s take a look at some sequels that, after this writing, I will go back to pretending that they didn’t happen. They can rejoin all my other repressed memories. They’re having a party and want these memories to bring Jenga.

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Bill Murray Ain’t Afraid of No Ghosts – He Just Hasn’t Read the Ghostbusters 3 Script Yet

Posted on 23 February 2011 by Christian

Bill Murray was a phone-in guest at The Howard Stern Show yesterday, and he addressed a number of issues that he’s never really talked about before — including the fact that he hasn’t yet gotten around to reaing the Ghostbusters 3 script that had been sent to him last year.

What follows is a Ghostbusters 3-centric excerpt from that interview:

STERN: Is it true that there is a

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Bill Hader Denies GHOSTBUSTERS 3 Casting Rumors

Posted on 19 December 2010 by Christian

Bill Hader Says He Knows Nothing About His Alleged

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Exclusive: The Noob News Talks with DFW Ghostbusters

Posted on 17 November 2010 by Christian

The Noob News first day at Austin Comic Con was an interesting one, we were really just walking around and seeing potential prospects to interview on Sunday,

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