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6 Spectacularly Bad Ideas Movies Convinced You Are Badass
6 Spectacularly Bad Ideas Movies Convinced You Are Badass

The next time you're trapped in a building with German terrorists, remember that you'd be better off not trying to do any of these things.

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5 Brilliant Clues Hidden in the Background of Movies
5 Brilliant Clues Hidden in the Background of Movies

It's hard to blame the internet for spoiling movies when these movies did it to themselves.

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The 5 Ugly Lessons Hiding in Every Superhero Movie
The 5 Ugly Lessons Hiding in Every Superhero Movie

Is the sudden, raging success of this genre a sign of a toxic corruption in the collective soul of our society? Probably!

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5 Horrifying Implications of the 'Star Trek' Universe
5 Horrifying Implications of the 'Star Trek' Universe

It turns out there are some horrible implications behind all that awesome technology and progressive ideology that are never addressed.

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5 Classic Movies That Ruined Their Makers' Careers
5 Classic Movies That Ruined Their Makers' Careers

So before you quit your day job and move to LA, let us tell you about the filmmakers who put their blood, sweat, and tears into something great, only to be rewarded with nothing but a middle finger.

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3 Reasons It's So Hard to Make Superman Interesting
3 Reasons It's So Hard to Make Superman Interesting

As counterintuitive as it sounds, there is only one way to make a great Superman movie, and that's to make a movie about someone other than Superman. Let me try to explain.

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7 Classic Movies That Are Shameless Ripoffs
7 Classic Movies That Are Shameless Ripoffs

There are times when a big-budget movie has incredibly specific similarities to some more obscure work, to the point that it's really hard to swallow that it could be coincidence.

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The Most Hilariously Bad Batman Comic of All Time
The Most Hilariously Bad Batman Comic of All Time

Sometimes Batman's a weird super-strong baby with a grown-up brain who fights crime in Mickey Mouse pants.

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5 Monster Movie Ideas Hollywood Should Be Making Next
5 Monster Movie Ideas Hollywood Should Be Making Next

Horror is, perhaps more than any other genre, often dissatisfying. Every year the same old monsters slouch into theaters.

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The 4 Types of TV Shows That Need to Go Away
The 4 Types of TV Shows That Need to Go Away

The more I thought about it, the more I realized that the reason certain shows get confused in my head isn't because I watch too much television; it's that television isn't different enough.

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5 Marvel Characters Who Totally Dropped the Ball
5 Marvel Characters Who Totally Dropped the Ball

Sometimes the characters in these movies seem to know less about what they're doing than we do, and for every sensible decision they make, they stumble through a series of catastrophically terrible blunders that defy explanation.

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6 Movie Good Guys You Didn't Notice Were Total Hypocrites
6 Movie Good Guys You Didn't Notice Were Total Hypocrites

Heroic movie characters stand up for what they feel is right, and they stick to those beliefs until it's inconvenient not to.

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5 Reasons Superhero Movies Are a Bubble That Will Soon Burst
5 Reasons Superhero Movies Are a Bubble That Will Soon Burst

Bad news: The explosion of big-budget superhero movies is a bubble that seems poised to burst. How do we know? Because it's happened before.

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