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“Furious 7” – Vin Diesel and Sly Stallone are Franchise Kings

“Furious 7” – Vin Diesel and Sly Stallone are Franchise Kings

When I think of a movie that’s done multiple sequels, the first one that comes to mind is “Rocky.” After that, there’s “Star Wars,” and it’s now forthcoming follow-ups; the “Star Trek” franchise; Peter Jackson’s “Lord of the Rings” and “Hobbit” prequel flicks; “Mission Impossible” (MI5 out 7/31); “Godzilla” movies and “The Fast and the Furious.”

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DIESEL FUEL CHOKES WILL’S SPACESHIP – Action Movies and African Kings

DIESEL FUEL CHOKES WILL’S SPACESHIP – Action Movies and African Kings

Holy Summer Blockbusters!  Universal’s “The Purge” will lead the box office this weekend for raking in the dough.  The film studio is riding high right now, as “Fast & Furious 6” topped the box office last week, making it number-one two weeks in a row!  I just knew “After Earth” would take the top spot, since ‘Furious’ was released for Memorial Day Weekend… WRONG!

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PHILIP’S FUNKY CONSPIRACIES

PHILIP’S FUNKY CONSPIRACIES

Movies adapted from the writings of Philip Kindred Dick are always depicted through fantasy, steeped in conspiracy.  It’s the art of film encompassing what we love most about movies and why we rely on them for momentary escapism.  So far, 10 major motion pictures have been brought to life based on the writings of Philip K. Dick.  Eleven and 12 are on the way; 13 and 14 are in the wings; and other writings by the author have been sold.

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