In the Movies... Ep. 29: Mad Max: Fury Road & Reboots, Remakes, and Sequels

Tish and Juliana talk about Mad Max: Fury Road and reboots, remakes, & sequels. An anomaly amidst a growing sea of mediocre franchise movies, Mad Max: Fury Road is a favorite of ours that we love to talk about. We explore the causes & effects of the current epidemic of unoriginal movies taking over our cinemas. (Spoiler: It's all about the Benjamins, baby.) 


112 movie remakes and reboots currently in the works [Den of Geek]
174 movie sequels currently in the works [Den of Geek]
Hollywood Has a Huge Millennial Problem [The Atlantic]
The New Abnormal In Movies: Why Charm Is Dead, Sequels, Reboots, And Marketing Moguls Rule (And The One Bright Spot) [Co.Create]
Intertextuality: Hollywood's New Currency [The Nerdwriter]
The Reason Why Hollywood Makes So Many Boring Superhero Movies [The Atlantic]
‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2’ Disappoints: Does Hollywood Have a Sequel Problem? [Variety]
Simple Infographic Shows Hollywood is Giving Up on Original Ideas [FirstShowing]

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