Hollywood films are always one manic breakdown, drunken mistake, or nervous producer away from shutting down and disappearing into oblivion.
While a superpower is often randomly granted to you, a gadget is something that comes out of your own dumb noggin -- and this can reveal some stupidly amazing things.
Movies are wrong about fundamental things like what scientists do, why they do it, and whether they wear lab coats while working on their computers.
Gird your loins, for we are treading down the footpath of eternal darkness.
It turns out that forcing actors to shut their mouths and act in a movie they want nothing to do with can result in massive hits, cult classics ... and, yes, the occasional turd.
You have to do a little reading between the lines, but it won't take much squinting to see the half-hidden 'up yours' in there.
I just rewatched a bunch of Disney movies, and they're really trying to put sexy thoughts in our head at times when no one should have those thoughts there.
Don't feel too sorry for these
The first movie in a series, especially when you're dealing with the horror genre, is usually considered hallowed ground. Usually ... but not always.
Some utterly forgettable movies could have been downright amazing, with just a few small tweaks.