Is the sequel-prequel phenomenon movie goers' fault?

It's just like the movie you saw last summer! Today on Q, film critic David Edelstein argued that our preoccupation with Tivo, iPods, buying music one song at a time and RSS feeds - have created the expectation that we control everything we are exposed to. Similarly, movie goers are increasingly choosing sequels because they are ... familiar. What do you think?

Would you rather see fewer prequels and sequels and more totally original new films? Or do good movie stories only get better when you get more of them - even if the movies are uneven in quality? (Check out the interview HERE.)

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