AV Brew: A Sequel Is Not Required

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I have an unpopular opinion, ***searches for soapbox**

NOT EVERY TV SHOW OR MOVIE NEEDS A SEQUEL OR SEASON TWO.

There I said it.

As soon as a new series hits streaming or a movie releases in theatres, someone online will pen an article titled “When will season 2 premiere?” or “What we know about the sequel to X” or some other variation.

I know the articles are pleas for readers to visit their part of the internet or maybe an attempt to get the producers to think about what season two would or could be.

However, some productions are complete with what was released. The demand for these productions to be continued is the root cause of a major complaint with Hollywood right now: lack of creativity. We cannot demand originality and then clamor for sequels at the same time. That’s not how it works.

As I’m composing this…

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