The other (obscenely late) night, I watched the prequel to a modestly successful movie franchise. I’d never watched any other movies in the series, and I was surprised by how puzzled I was by the experience. For weeks afterward, a question nagged at me.

Are movie prequels ever any good?

Before we dive headlong into this probably controversial topic ( Star Wars, mes amis!), let’s consider two relevant lists on the subject:

Screenrant’s worst prequels of all time
Screenrant’s best prequels of all time

No, the punchline isn’t that the lists are identical. It’s that the “worst” prequels vastly outnumber…










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