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Why we love prequels

By Ty Burr
Globe Staff / May 17, 2009

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It's the Summer of prequels at the multiplex this year. The blockbuster season kicked off two weeks ago with "X-Men Origins: Wolverine," a film that provides the backstory for one of the series' most popular characters. Then, last weekend, J.J. Abrams's "Star Trek" appeared to critical hosannas and box-office cheer - a new entertainment that connected the dots of an ... (Full article: 1172 words)

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