Prequels That Made Sequels Better

It is really interesting as to how the directors and writers like to bring their visions to reality on the movie screen. Some like to keep the story suspenseful, while others like to keep the audience informed. Some like to tell their story in a series of episodes while others like to make a big one and express it all to the audience while they keep intact of the context. Each director and writer has its own way of presenting their stories. 


One such storytelling style that we get to see once in a while is directors starting a movie series without giving the origin story and then bringing up the origin or the base story as a prequel. There have been various talks over this method if it is effective or not, or is it just a myth that it will draw more audience to the theatres. You could still choose an NJ online casino to play casino games but never be on one side of this debate. Time has given us examples of both types of prequels, the trendsetters and sometimes huge disappointments. Whatever may be the case, one thing is for sure that it has given us some amazing backstories to wonder and connect with their sequels. Listing down some of the best prequels that made the sequels even better.


Star Wars Episode 3: Revenge of the Sith


The fanbase of Star Wars the legendary comic saga is something that would add up to be a bigger country than most of the modern-day countries. To keep such a large fan base waiting for the epic moment when Anakin Skywalker descents to the Dark Side of the Force and takes rebirth as Death Vader was nothing less than a sin. Thankfully, George Lucas, the director of this third episode got the bells ringing and a prequel to the story was made. 


With some hard-hitting dialogues and interconnecting plot, Star Wards Episode 3 was an exceptional attempt in maintaining the legacy of the comic. 


Rise of the Planet of the Apes

Forget about the flat nomenclature followed by the Fox entertainment, this ape-human trilogy was something that intrigued the audience from the first part itself. ‘Planet of the Apes’ that released in the year 2011 alongside another movie masterpiece ‘Interstellar proved to the audience what some logical thinking and power to a suppressed can do. The Ape played by Andy Serkis comes back to the screen with the third installment with a story of how he became a leader of an ape army from an innocent child. The storytelling you see here is worth appreciating and compels you to think over a lot on what is wrong with humans. 


X-Men: First Class

The X-men series is nothing less than an alternate universe for its fans. Fans love it when Wolverine brings out his unbreakable claws and tears apart the toughest elements on earth. Fans love it when cyclops wears his glasses and melts the evil into lava. Although it just had its latest sequel released in 2019, the fans went crazy when a movie focusing on the G.O.A.T of the story was released in 2011. The movie was based on the story of young Magneto and Professor X where they find themselves in the 1960s. Michael Fassbender who took the role of young Magneto from Ian McKellen played the role to perfection and created buzz enough to be remembered till date. Definitely, a must-watch if you like the blend of comics with perfectly synced storytelling.

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