We are in the midst of a vortex of reboots. Hollywood is eschewing new ideas — risky things they are, with the potential to be financial disasters — in favor of just re-skinning tried and true franchises and fan favorites. The results have been mixed.

The 2014 "Godzilla" film is proof you can't just slap a veneer of grit on a classic piece of pop culture and call it a day. Or maybe you can? After all, despite all these Cinema Sins, this movie still turned a profit. Audiences are our own worst enemy.

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