We narrowly averted disaster this time. I've asked my support crew to look into the matter and issue me some reports on the incident.
Loads of flicks are just teeming with interesting yet underused fictional entities that could easily carry a movie on their own.
Hollywood is notoriously resistant to change. You can blame at least some of that on the fact that every movie written for the last 20 years or so has followed the guidelines set forth in a single book.
Isaac Asimov once told me something that has inspired everything we've tried to do here at Cracked: 'Science fiction can eat a dick.'
This is stuff even the most dedicated fans would need a magnifying glass to catch.
Feel free to disagree with us, but we think we've found compelling cases for all of these.
As a cinephile, I owed myself the pleasure of watching these movies to determine what the hell they were about. And so I did. And now I share the experience with you. My condolences.
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Despite the obvious superiority of gritty reboots, many old shows and movies are still lying around uselessly in stupid non-darkness, waiting for Hollywood to sprinkle them with some harsh, family-killing reality.
Here are four movies that define my favorite, previously unnamed literary device: the 'Trans-Redemptive Symbol.'