Category Archives: controversy

Movie Copycats # 15: “A Trick is Something a Whore Does for Money.”

The Victims: Fans of turn of the century based literature. The Perpetrators:  Similarities: Both films are about magicians in turn of the 20th century Europe with tricks that defy reality.  There’s also a dash of romance thrown in along the … Continue reading

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Movie Copycats # 14: Operation Red Planet

Victims: Nerds and Ancient Astronaut theorists everywhere. Perpetrators: Similarities: Both deal with space missions to Mars that go awry. Differences: There are two distinct differences between these two films.  The time in which it takes place and the overall conflict … Continue reading

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Movie Copycats # 1: WTF Natalie Portman!!!!

That’s right everyone I’m going there. In this series of Rants I am going to explore the reasons behind why Hollywood insists on releasing films that are almost completely identical to each other no less than a year or two … Continue reading

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