Movie Reviews, Reviews

Golden CompASS

Every now and then, two competing movie studios come out with movies that are remarkably similar in theme. My go-to example of this is always The Matrix and The Thirteenth Floor. Both are about people living inside of a computer world. They were released by rival movie studios (Warner Bros. and Columbia, respectively) and about two months apart (almost to the day). My guess is that Columbia got the scoop that Warner Bros. had this great idea in the pipe, and then scrambled to either find or make a script that had the same theme, to try and cash in on the other studio’s work. The reason I bring this up, is because it has been my experience that when two movies with similar themes come out, the first one to be released is the better of the two films.

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