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Non-Giving Up Future Robot Guy 2: Judgment Day

Movies are self-contained environments. Everything you need to know for the story in a film to work should be revealed over the course of its running time. The Terminator, made in 1984, is a pretty simple sci-fi story: Bad guy … Continue reading

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I Hate the Sea and Everything In It: JAWS

When recasting JAWS there were some really obvious choices we didn’t take. JAWS is an iconic movie and its characters have gone on to become action film stock types. You’ve got a cop, a fisherman, and a scientist, battling against … Continue reading

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Snowpiercer: “Sorry Mom, the Mob has spoken!”

This month, the Flim Springfield film crickets are recasting our first contemporary movie, SNOWPIERCER!, the inspiring story of one man’s journey up forbidding Widow’s Peak Mountain to rescue his best friend … Oh wait, its actually a dark journey through … Continue reading

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Rear Window

The Simpsons has lifted many scenes from Hitchcock movies but REAR WINDOW might be the only plot they lifted whole-cloth from The Master. 1994’s BART OF DARKNESS from Season 6 puts Bart in Jimmy Stewart’s role, believing Ned has murdered … Continue reading

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Up and atom!

The Simpsons has a long history of borrowing scenes and images from iconic movies. It is a show created by people steeped not only in the history of comedy or television, but the story of entertainment itself, going back to … Continue reading

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