Sequels, prequels and reboots. Déjà vu in the film industry and the magic of Harry Potter
Fast And Furious 8, Batman v Superman, and a million Marvel movies. Many people spend their summers watching films like these. But once upon a time, it wasn’t all about sequels, prequels and reboots. What’s changed and why? As the lackluster blockbuster summer (I’m looking at you, Suicide Squad) winds down, I reckon this is a good moment to reflect on how the film industry has become overpopulated by stuff we’ve mostly seen already in some shape or form.