I’m a fan of film trilogies. Not all film trilogies have been successful. Or to be more precise, not all third films in a series are good, in fact many are dreadful. There are notable exceptions to the rule; the original Star Wars trilogy (1977 – 1983) is one of them, so is The Lord of the Rings (2001 – 2003) and a few years ago, the Christian Bale Batman movies (2005 – 2012). Three great franchises each with three great movies.
I don’t expect everyone to agree with what I’m going to say next, we’re all entitled to our opinions. Superman 3, Spiderman 3, The Godfather 3, heck, the second and third Matrix movies, Mad Max 3; all account for trashy third films in their respective franchises that did nothing to uplift or warrant more movies to come. But why all this talk about trilogies or the part 3s? Well, it’s quite simple, this very article is Part 3 of Great Movies that Became Great Slots! [Read more…]