Tag Archives: sequels

In Review: Final Destination 5

By Adam Vaughan

It was with bewilderment and mild annoyance that I entered the screening of Final Destination 5 whose predecessor The Final Destination had a gratifying finite ring to it. Continue reading

Slow-Cooked Sequels: Does money never sleep?

By Nicky Branagh

Have you noticed that delayed sequels have been particularly prevalent at the local multiplexes over the last few years? Long-awaited film follow-ups are nothing particularly new; the 8os saw just such a trend:  consider the likes of Psycho II (1983), appearing 23 years after Hitchcock’s classic and Scorcese’s The Color of Money (1986), which followed on from The Hustler (1961) a quarter of a century later. Continue reading