An introduction…

You know what’s a cool word?  “Trilogy.”  It feels cool to use the word trilogy, to refer to something as a trilogy.  It represents something that is complete, something that consists of several parts that build to one whole, something (for lack of a better, or at least less used, term) epic.  You know this, I know this, but movie studios especially know this.  I imagine there are few feelings better in the movie industry than knowing you created a successful film trilogy, and that’s probably because actually making three successful films in one series is such a hard thing to do.  Many have tried to make a great film trilogy, and while some have failed (or come up just short of success), there are certainly others that have triumphed.

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