Crank 2

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Because Jesus. Also, The Walking Dead hit its season finale on the same day everyone celebrated the most famous resurrection, so it seemed like the right subject for this week’s list. Everyone loves a good underdog story, and there’s no bigger obstacle to overcome than death, right? Coming back from the dead is a hell of a trick, and while there’s the usual reasons like a witch doctor or vampirism or converting into some kind of stupid blue ghost, sometimes an idea will come along that stands out from the norm – mostly because it’s a little silly in concept. That isn’t to say it’s bad. No, it’s just… not very profound. For example:

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Some movies are meant to be slow. It’s not necessarily a bad thing. Slow can be beautiful.

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Rob Hunter loves movies. He also loves competing against the Dunder-Mifflin Paper Company with his own paper company called Disemboweled Trees Inc. These two joys come together in the form of cash money payments that he receives every week and immediately uses to buy more DVDs. This week… Angela Lansbury, Jewish detectives, haunted houses, and more!

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Well, the box office numbers are in and it’s not that big a surprise for a lot of people this weekend as that Zac Efron movie 17 Again finished on top of the charts with $24 million, basically what was expected.

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As if we needed them, the makers of Crank 2 have given us seven more reasons not to take their movie seriously. Now in poster form!

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The idea of a Crank sequel may surprise some people since the first one was overly obnoxious and stupid. Unfortunately, poor quality isn’t enough to stop the prospects of a sequel in Hollywood.

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Jason Statham Gets A Jolt From Some Electrodes

Crank 2 kickstarts the adrenaline with new cast members, and they start shooting in one week. If you haven’t seen the original, you’ve got some time. However, once you’ve seen it, it might shave a tick or two off of your heart’s life-expectancy. Then comes this sequel…

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Boiling Point: Sequels

Ah sequels. Giving us more insight into the lives of the characters we love. Furthering the adventures of our greatest heroes. This is not about those kinds of sequels.

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Tom Rosenberg, the head of Lakeshore Entertainment, gives updates on all the movies they’ve got coming up.

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