Spencer Bollettieri-

Spencer Bollettieri

About Spencer Bollettieri

About Spencer Bollettieri: As a biologist, journalist, and writer, Spencer Bollettieri has written for publications such as Theme Park Magazine. Although mostly based out of New York, he’s traveled the world in pursuit of new stories.

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War for the Nekron Is the Reboot Small Soldiers Deserves

Small Soldiers: War for the Nekron surprised audiences with an unexpected reboot of the movie, and it’s exactly what the series needs to revive it.

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The Real-World Science of King Kong's Skull Island, Explained

Home to King Kong and some of the most bizarre creatures in modern mythology, Skull Island’s exotic ecosystem has a basis in real-world biology.

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Grease Was Originally a Much Darker Animated Film

Grease distinguishes itself as a nostalgic musical classic. However, a bizarre twist of fate almost made the movie into a shocking animated feature.

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One of Harry Potter's Unsung Stars Deserves Their Own Spinoff

It's time for a new star to shine and take the stage within the Wizarding World, joining the beloved protagonists of the Harry Potter series.

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How McDonald's Grimace Became a Fast Food Icon

McDonald's is celebrating the birthday of a character with a bizarre history. So, let's reflect on Grimace and how he became an icon of fast food.

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Dr. Seuss Faces Disney's Remake Problem - But There Is a Solution

Dr. Seuss’ works face the critiques Disney has had with adapting its classic tales, but from an author who taught so much, there’s a lesson to learn.

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What Planet Did E.T. Come From?

E.T.'s cryptic canon spans multiple franchises, questioning where they came from and who came to rescue them in Steven Spielberg's emotional film.

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How Ghostbusters Created the Ultimate Symbol of Nostalgia

As part of a paranormal-themed promotion, Ghostbusters created an icon that perfectly represented the '80s and outgrew the series that invented it.

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Before FNAF, Chuck E. Cheese Had His Own Bizarre Movie

Before Freddy Fazbear and his friends crept onto the big screen for Blumhouse’s Five Nights at Freddy’s, Chuck E. Cheese had his own baffling movie.

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The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles Made Dial of Destiny Unnecessary

Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny isn’t the first time the series ended, raising the question of what happened to Jones' happily-ever-after.

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The Cryptic History of the Men in Black, Explained

The Men in Black movies explore the world of the paranormal but raise the question if there's more to the legends that inspired the series.

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Jurassic Park's Forgotten Spinoff Addressed Its Biggest Criticisms

Jurassic Park III’s forgotten spinoff attempted to explore the world of dinosaurs while addressing some of the series’ biggest criticisms.

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A '90s Movie Tried To Make King Kong Into a Disney Fairy Tale

King Kong has been told many times throughout various media, but in the '90s, there was an attempt to reimagine the story as a Disney-infused musical.

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Nic Cage's Clark Kent Would've Been Bizarre - Here's Why

Known for his iconic roles, Nicolas Cage would’ve redefined Clark Kent in Tim Burton’s Superman Lives with some seemingly baffling creative liberties.

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The Science Behind Ghostbusters' PKE, Explained

Ghostbusters helped to popularize the fields of paranormal investigation, but one of their most iconic gadgets has real-world inspirations.

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Disney Missing Out on Harry Potter Saved the Franchise

Harry Potter found unimaginable success under Warner Bros., raising the question of what if Disney were victorious in its Wizarding World pursuits.

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Beetlejuice 2 Looked Like It Was Dead in the Water - So What Happened?

A Beetlejuice sequel is finally manifesting. However, Beetlejuice 2 comes with a troubled past in development hell that continues to loom over it.

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Jurassic Park's New Prequel Is Great - But It Needs to Do More

Mr. DNA delivers a prequel series, but it says more about the shortcomings of the film’s 30th anniversary than the early days of Jurassic Park.

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Blumhouse's Five Nights at Freddy's Is Already Using Stephen King's Best Tricks

Five Nights at Freddy’s surprisingly shares common elements with Stephen King’s works, which could mean success for Blumhouse’s upcoming horror movie.

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Jurassic Park's T-Rex Is One of the World's Oldest Movie Stars

The true story of Jurassic Park’s T-Rex is one of movie magic, sensationalist paleontology and a star over 65 million years old.

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