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Three Critics: Talking Sequels.

Photo of Eric Kohn By Eric Kohn | Eric Kohn December 15, 2010 at 8:18AM

Yesterday, Moviefone posted the second installment of Three Critics, a column in which I discuss various issues of the movie world, particularly those pertaining to new releases, with colleagues Anne Thompson and Leonard Maltin. I took the lead on this one and started a dialogue about sequels, a phenomenon that I hesitate to dismiss outright but consider worthy of scrutiny, particularly in light of the possibility that this might happen:
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Yesterday, Moviefone posted the second installment of Three Critics, a column in which I discuss various issues of the movie world, particularly those pertaining to new releases, with colleagues Anne Thompson and Leonard Maltin. I took the lead on this one and started a dialogue about sequels, a phenomenon that I hesitate to dismiss outright but consider worthy of scrutiny, particularly in light of the possibility that this might happen:

"The shark still looks fake." -- Marty McFly

A memorable shot from "Back to the Future, Part II," this wry self-critique (a sequel that's sarcastic about sequels!) neatly symbolizes the danger of the modern sequel mentality. Read our entire chat about it here.

This article is related to: Independent Cinema