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Killer crossovers we'd love to see (and never will).

Earlier this week, Aint It Cool News reported that a proposed fifth "Die Hard" film had been given the working title "Die Hard 24/7" because "at one point, The Powers That Be mulled an idea - 'Die Hard 5' and the TV show '24' were to cross over. The intent was for Kiefer Sutherland to appear as Jack Bauer in an adventure with Bruce Willis' John McClane. Hence 'Die Hard 24/7.'" The article acknowledges that the idea didn't pan out (look...

Breaking the biopic rules.

Biopics are pesky things, full of impersonations masquerading as virtuoso performances. A recent exception was Steve McQueen's "Hunger," which was ostensibly the story of Bobby Sands' 1981 hunger strike, but which radically rewrote the biopic rules. Most of the dialogue was elided, and the contours of a simple story became the jumping-off point for all kinds of formal badassery. So I'm actually intrigued that McQueen's second film is going to be another biopic: "Fela...