Lately, every movie seems to be a sequel or reboot — but it doesn't stop there. Because the movie industry is increasingly dependent on creating franchises, we're seeing some bastardized forms, that are just designed to keep franchises alive. Here are six newfangled types of movies that we're already tired of.
Pop culture is a never-ending source of wonder and amazement. We're seeing some really top-notch, innovative writing across every medium right now. But there's also a lot of tired, warmed-over stuff, that feels copy-pasted from script to script. Here are 20 screenwriting moves we'd be happy never to see again.
"Hey you know what? I have jeggings for my pelican."
This guy, I swear. I don't know how he does it. Get a load of the latest "Bad Lip-Reading" from the genius who brought you Mitt Romney saying "Cray Cray" and Michael Bublé singing about shooting a Russian Unicorn. Yes, it's Twilight . But even if you've never read a book or seen a movie, you'll probably laugh at…
The Vampires introduced in The Sims 3: Late Night don't want to fall in love with one-dimensional teenage girls. They just want to suck their blood.
Twilight star Kellan Lutz picks up some The Sims 3 swag at the 2010 Teen Choice Awards, where the game brought home Choice Video Game honors, as seen on Twilight News.
That isn't a rhetorical question. Why?
In the race to determine Time Magazine's 100 Most Influential People in the World, readers rank Penny Arcade's Gabe and Tycho just above President Barack Obama, but they've got a ways to go before catching up to Lady Gaga.
In The Harvard Lampoon's literary parody Nightlight, potential vampire Edwart Mullen warns the naive Belle Goose that he won't always be around to protect her from Sega.
Metal Gear Solid creator Hideo Kojima is apparently a fan of Stephanie Meyer's Twilight series, opting in to judge a fan art contest themed around the second entry in the romantic vampire action series, New Moon.
Due out in Japan next month, Nintendo has just announced a spring 2010 release target for the North American and European remakes of Pokémon Gold and Silver for the DS.
Word's starting to spread that there is a Twilight game currently in development. But is it what you think it is?