Read the following article, The End of Endings”
Pick a few of the following questions to answer, based on your reading of the text and the linked article:
How do you feel Hollywood’s tendency to create never-ending sequels and reboot classics?
Do you, personally, like watching franchise films, or do you prefer more original storylines?
Do you believe that the use of on-demand viewing, from the old-school VCR to Netflix today, has revolutionized the movie-watching experience?
Do you usually see movies at the theater, or do you wait until they’re “on video?” Why or why not?
What do you think we lose and/or gain by watching movies with the same characters and plot lines retold in different ways?
Your initial response to this topic should be posted as its own thread by 11:59 p.m. Friday. Two replies to your fellow students’ threads are due by 11:59 p.m. Sunday. You will be unable to see your classmates’ posts until you initiate your own thread. Please be insightful with your replies and help to further the discussion or analysis. It’s okay to be critical or to disagree, but be sure to support your assertions.