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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 # 13: The Fast and The Infuriating

Perpatrators: Similarities: Both films involve a car crazy crook with a past looking at a chance for redemption.  They also involve brazen police officers who employ no-nonsense tactics to catch these crooks.  And since both films deal greatly with redemption it’s … Continue reading

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Movie Copycats # 10: Ten Things I Hate about Teen Comedies

Victims: Overly hormonal teenagers. Perpetrators: Similarities: Both movies are based on William Shakespeare’s play Taming of the Shrew.  Despite Ten Things I Hate About You being the more direct adaptation of the Shakespearean tale they are both about turning an … Continue reading

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Movie Copycats # 8: Oh God! … The dog wet on the picnic basket.

Victims: Angsty teens or people who never stopped living in the 80’s. Perpetrators: Similarities: Both of these films deal with the exact same issue.  A teenage love triangle.  In each movie two close friends are put at odds when one of … Continue reading

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Movie Remakes # 1: Hollywood Screws F. Scott Fitzgerald . . . in 3-D!!!

I bet you’re asking yourselves what literary masterpiece did F. Scott Fitzgerald write that could possibly be suitable for the 3-D movie craze. —————————————————————————————— THE GREAT GATSBY!! Did you just throw up in your mouth a little?  I know I … Continue reading

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Movie Copycats # 6: Mr Hand and Mr Book have some ‘Splaining to do, yes?

Victims: Fans of dark Sci-Fi Fantasy films. Perpetrators: Similarities: Both are about a non-human race attempting to use human beings as a means for their own survival.  Both have themes of a “chosen one” who gains special powers which enable … Continue reading

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