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@Smosh150: Zek is no longer the Nagus -- Rom is. Unless you want to see a thoroughly debauched, retired Zek getting sloshed in the holosuite.

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@gamingdevil800: You might start with Season 2 or 3 on Netflix. Season 1 is different in scope and tone from the rest of it.

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@balugha: Timon and Pumbaa were the strongest part of the movie, which surprised me. I thought that would have aged the least well. But the improvised lines saved it.

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@megagood2345: That was a great moment too. Spider-Man 2 has aged very, very well -- better than the other movies in the Raimi trilogy.

One thing I liked, and found really funny, about the Raimi trilogy is the depiction of New Yorkers taking bizarre happenings at face value, and just integrating them into the rest of their day. They see Spider-Man swinging around, and it becomes mundane.

There's a moment like that in the first Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie, where Raphael vaults over a taxi, and the out-of town passenger is like, "What the hell was that?" and the driver just deadpans, "Sorta looked like a big turtle. In a trenchcoat. You're going to LaGuardia, right?"

Same type of non-reaction humor in Spider-Man too.

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@balugha: True, that wrecked me. If I was including video games too? That would be in the Top 5

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@michaelmccollor: This is a wonderfully detailed response and counterpoint to the editorial. Thank you. :)

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@djfrido: Thanks for writing :) I would agree with you, except we're given the impression that Woody is going to Bo -- the movie doesn't make it clear that that his primary reason for turning around is to help lost toys -- we're left to assume that the primary reason is Bo, because it's a callback the first scene in the movie, where Bo asks Woody to go with her, and he turns her down. And this time he accepts.

Also, the focus during the post-credits seems to be on helping lonely toys find owners - I guess incidentally, that also helps kids? But the primary motivation for what they do seems to have shifted.

I think that what you're saying might have been what the filmmakers were trying to go for at some point? I like your interpretation. But if that's the case, I don't think the filmmakers did enough to make that explicit and plain for the audience

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@tconner: Thanks for reading! I appreciate that.

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@atherworld: Oh yeah! Cinderella III was out of left field and weird, but it was entertaining, no doubt.