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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Listen, filmmakers, we understand -- sometimes you just want your movie to be taken seriously. Unfortunately, in trying so hard to maintain that status quo, really stupid scenes manage to slip in.
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.
Sometimes it's hard to not notice the idiot logic being presented on the screen.
Here are four movies that define my favorite, previously unnamed literary device: the 'Trans-Redemptive Symbol.'