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11 Great Movies That Still Need a Sequel

In a world where we’re deluged with unnecessary sequels, here are a few truly special films that actually deserved them

A Con Man Preyed on Single Women Looking for Love. Then Two Documentary Filmmakers Decided to Bring Him Down.

The Showtime series ‘Love Fraud’ profiles the strange story of Richard Scott Smith, who systematically married and then bankrupted middle-aged women. Directors Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady discuss their quest to find Smith and how his crimes hit harder in our #MeToo age.

The Steven Spielberg ‘Poltergeist’ Theory That’s Still Spooking Hollywood

Tobe Hooper is listed as the filmmaker of this 1980s horror classic, but the world remains convinced that Spielberg is the movie’s true auteur. It’s a controversy that says a lot about what we think a director does.

Why Is Michael Bay’s ‘Armageddon’ Part of the Goddamn Criterion Collection?

How did this happen? And did it really deserve its place there?