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Popdose Prime: 10 Movies for American Audiences About Sports That Aren’t Popular in America (Like “Rush”)

I’m sure that the story of famed Formula One car-racing man Rushmore “Rush” Rushingford is an interesting human drama packed with...

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Popdose Prime: 10 Movies About the Witness Relocation Program (Like “The Family”)

This week marks the release of The Family, another example of Hollywood’s favorite cliché situation: stereotypical Italian-American...

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Popdose Prime: 10 Movies With Endearing Strippers (Like “Afternoon Delight”)

I’ve never been to a strip club, not just because they’re degrading to women, but because they’re degrading to everybody. A red-lit...

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Popdose Prime: 10 Movies That Took Forever to Be Released (Like “You’re Next”)

For most major movies, it takes about a year from the time filming begins to opening in theaters as a means to get you to buy corn. But for...

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Popdose Prime: 10 Movies About Awesome Businesspeople

This week marks the release of Jobs, which stars Ashton Kutcher, the inventor of prankism, as Steve Jobs, the inventor of the computer and...

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Popdose Prime: 10 Movies That Are Spin-Offs, Not Sequels, of Popular Movies (Like Disney’s “Planes”)

Spin-offs are the new reboot. Big studio movies are usually part of a franchise at this point, and they are going to become even more...

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Popdose Prime: 10 Movies That Costarred a Former Adult Film Star (Like “The Canyons”)

So the troubled B-movie-homage-that’s-also-a-B-movie The Canyons is finally coming out this week, starring Lindsay Lohan and James Deen....

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Popdose Prime: 10 Movies That Had Better Titles in Preproduction (Like “The To Do List”)

A lot can happen from the time a script is turned in to a studio to the time the film actually goes into production. Actors are cast and...

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Popdose Prime: 10 Movies That Are, Surprisingly, Based on True Stories (Like “The Conjuring”)

This week the “found footage”-style horror movie fades briefly and unexpectedly into oblivion like a spooky ghost girl in favor of The...

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Popdose Prime: 10 Movies With a Replacement Actor in the Sequel (Like “Grown Ups 2”)

The big news surrounding Grown Ups 2, other than the fact that it’s yet another cynically-conceived way for Adam Sandler to hang out...

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Popdose Prime: 10 Movies That Are Reboots of Really Old Pop Culture (Just Like the New “Lone Ranger” Movie)

A new big-screen version of The Lone Ranger comes out this weekend, starring Johnny Depp as Captain Jack Sparrow as Tonto. It looks less...

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Popdose Prime: 10 Movies That Are Unnecessary Prequels (to Prepare You for “Monsters University”)

Once Disney took a more draconian handle on Pixar, it was inevitable that they’d make the tiny, massively-gifted studio start...

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Popdose Prime: 10 Movies That Are Adaptations of Young-Adult Novels (to Prepare You for “Tiger Eyes”)

Despite being the Frank Lloyd Wright of young-adult fiction (in that she’s the towering, influential force, and the first name that...

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Popdose Prime: 10 Movies About Really Fast Cars (to Prepare You for “Fast & Furious 6”)

Programming note: this week’s “10 Movies” column was written/dictated by a discerning expert who knows and appreciates race-car...

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Popdose Prime: 10 Movies Based on Old TV Shows That Probably Aren’t as Good as “Star Trek Into Darkness”

Proof positive that Hollywood had no idea how to turn a TV show into a movie during the '90s...

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Popdose Prime: 10 Movies That Are Insane Adaptations of Famous Books (to Prepare You for the New “Great Gatsby”)

I haven’t seen The Great Gatsby yet, but I can tell already that it just doesn’t add up. The production seems to have missed...

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Popdose Prime: 10 Movies That Were Comeback Vehicles (to Prepare You for “Iron Man 3” With Robert Downey Jr.)

Downey headlines this week’s Iron Man 3, his fourth outing as the billionaire Robocop. He’s one of the biggest stars in the world and...

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Popdose Prime: 10 Movies That Are Narrative Remakes of Documentaries

Kon-Tiki hits American theaters this week, months after it was nominated for the Best Foreign Film Oscar. It’s a narrative retelling of...

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Popdose Prime: 10 Movies Directed by Rock and Pop Stars (to Prepare You for Rob Zombie’s “The Lords of Salem”)

Lots of musicians decide they are famous and attractive enough to act, but it takes a special kind of hubris to take a break from making...

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Popdose Prime: 10 Movies That Are Fifth-quels (to Prepare You for “Scary Movie 5”)

Most movie series don’t make it to five films. Either the filmmakers run out of ideas, or the studio reboots the characters. The latest...

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Popdose Prime: 10 Movies That Are Remakes of Classic Horror Films

Horror movies derive most of their power and enjoyment (you sicko) from a combination of novelty and surprise.The novelty: how the...

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Popdose Prime: 10 Movies Starring People Who Are Famous for Being Famous (to Prepare You for Kim Kardashian in Tyler Perry’s “Temptation”)

Eventually the tabloid fixtures, the celebutantes, the people that are famous for being famous, heck, even the D-list...

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Popdose Prime: 10 Movies About Cavemen (to Prepare You for “The Croods”)

Dreamworks’ CGI caveman spectacular The Croods comes out on Friday. It’s the first big animated movie of the year, but...