In terms of blockbusters, 2016 has been a bog of farts. However, there are some not-so-fart-smelling movies on the way.
How simple is the 'Star Wars' story really? What if we weren't dealing with an innocent battle of Good versus Evil, but a battle of Good versus Wrinkled, Sperm-Hungry Maniac?
Sometimes, the stuff the screenwriters originally came up with was so gloriously insane that it almost would have resulted in a different movie. A somewhat sexier, slightly longer, much wronger one.
Documentaries are made by people, and the problem with that is sometimes people are complete lunatics.
It's ironic that some of the coolest special effects in famous big-budget Hollywood movies were done with stuff you could go out and buy right now without going bankrupt.
So why does Hollywood keep making sequels that nobody wants? The phenomenon makes way more sense if you think of it as a really expensive addiction.
Movies are like hot dogs; they pass through a lot of mystery hands before you get to consume them.
The fictional mentor creed: Phone it in and hopefully they'll die.
'Lucy' is a classic comedy that, under the surface, shows you that no matter what you do you can't fully escape your past.
There are basic elements of these movies that you probably took for truth just because you've seen them over and over, for decades.
What the balls happened to this genre? How is it that the original 'Blair Witch' managed to remain the highest-grossing found footage film by a large margin?
Let's take a moment to celebrate the projects that only got made because the filmmakers went a little crazy.
The greatest horror protagonists are actually the actors in the background that we get only a glimpse of before we go back to the main story about unsafe summer camp conditions.
Characters in movies say things all the time that you and I don't say, because our lives aren't dictated by a script some coke-head wrote out on a napkin at Starbucks.