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Fast and the Furious 5 touted: Movie franchises that won’t go away

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This week, pseudo action-hero Paul Walker told a radio show that Fast and the Furious 5 is on the cards, and that both he and Vin Diesel would be reprising their roles. Considering that the first film was a masterclass in poor quality, over-budgeted, hi-concept dross and that the rest of the series has gotten progressively worse, the money-spinning success of the franchise can be the only possible reason it lives on.

Here, Eye Box casts its mind over other movie franchises which just won’t go away and considers how we can get rid of them… Read the rest of this entry »