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Old 04-29-2013, 01:02 PM   #141
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Old 04-30-2013, 02:30 AM   #142
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That's as maybe, but it was a #2 sequel.
And perceived to be a flop, so they did the "Back to formula" #3, the Edward Norton "Red Dragon", which actually was pretty darn good. (Mostly because of Norton.)

Now, the #4 prequel-reboot (and "Never let the book author contribute a sequel" entry) "Hannibal Rising", OTOH...
Manhunter, The Silence of The Lambs, Hannibal. Hannibal being the third there. Although Red Dragon is also a great threeqel, being the third of the Hopkins ones specifically.

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The movie does have 100% on Rotten Tomatoes, and got nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture in the 1970s, if either of those things mean anything to you. And as great as Klute and The Parallax View are, All The President's Men is even better, for my money.

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And btw most people liked TDKR ending you're just too pompous to realize that.
I'm a random guy, and, for the record, thought it was a horrifically bad ending, to a mediocre film.

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I don't think it's that much of an exaggeration. There are plenty of movies that are substantially worse than TDKR in every way but few movies were anticipated as much as TDKR.
This is true. Although probably it's the second most disappointing film, after Phantom Menace.
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Old 04-30-2013, 07:17 AM   #143
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All the President's Men (the heck??)
The movie does have 100% on Rotten Tomatoes, and got nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture in the 1970s, if either of those things mean anything to you. And as great as Klute and The Parallax View are, All The President's Men is even better, for my money.
Yeah, it's...just not a sequel. Or a triquel. To ANYTHING.
(Hence the "kookoo, kookoo!" icon.)

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Wow this thread really went down the shitter.
Namely, by fanboys who thought "Well, if it's a movie thread, it SHOULD be about the Dark Knight movies...For what else IS there?"

Let this be a lesson....to you.
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The three-installment story-arc is as old as storytelling itself.

It is based upon an extension of the concept of every story having a distinct beginning, middle, and end.
If I boycotted morally repulsive people in the film industry, I would have to give up the films of Sean Connery, Klaus Kinski, Roman Polanski, Sam Peckinpah, Morgan Freeman, Woody Allen, just to name a few... sorry, but it's a lot more than just giving up Mel Gibson. It's too much to ask of me.
I think a large portion of the nastiness and hatred in the world is directly or indirectly caused by constipation, teething, or small wangs. Maybe more effort should be directed to solving those.
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Yeah, it's...just not a sequel. Or a triquel. To ANYTHING.
(Hence the "kookoo, kookoo!" icon.)
Not to push the point, but Klute, The Parallax View, and All the President's Men form what is unofficially known as Pakula's "Paranoia Trilogy."
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