The top 30 Den Of Geek stories in 2008

As Den Of Geek heads for its third year, we recap the stories that were most-read on the site in 2008...

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1: 30 Upcoming Movie Sequels You Didn’t Know About As we’ll see, sequels, remakes and TV>Movie adaptations were what everyone wanted to know about this year, and this list was the hit of the year.

2: 44 upcoming movie sequels you didn’t know about …and this was pretty damn close behind!

3: 38 Planned Movie Remakes You Didn’t Know About Hollywood reheats have been another controversial subject in 2008…

4: 10 most depressing movie endings ever A surprise entry that caught readers’ imaginations and inspired a lot of fervent debate…

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5: Comics being made into films In the year that The Dark Knight brought mainstream movie respectability to the superhero adaptation, Hollywood scrambled for new comic properties…

6: 28 Sequels Later: more films you didn’t know were coming We thought we’d covered them all, but another 28 crawled out of the woodwork…

7: 23 TV shows heading to the big screen Properties making the transition from the small to the big screen proved an engaging read…

8: Star Trek: four full scenes and new trailer reviewed We’ve still got a long way to go before our curiosity is fully sated, but Martin’s attendance at the J.J. Abrams footage screening led to some considerable discussion about the direction of next May’s Star Trek film…

9: Indiana Jones And The Kingdom Of The Crystal Skull review Lauded for being spoiler-free, this was a great review that you could read without ruining the movie…

10: 13 videogames being made into films Why should videogames be left out of the Hollywood scramble? And indeed they’re not…

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11: 7 shots horror filmmakers should never be allowed to use again Sarah revokes the licence on 7 hackneyed horror-film techniques…

12: 10 inappropriately bad acting performances Here are those performances that blow the grade curve for the cast…

13: Angus MacLane of Pixar: The Den of Geek interviewWALL-E proved the cuddliest trash-robot of the year, and here Pixar guru MacLane tells us what the challenges were in bringing him to life…

14: Why we need child-free cinemas Mark Oakley threw the cat among the pigeons when he suggested that cinema-goers get a rest from the little ‘uns…

15: Drugged! The top 50 trips in movies It’s sooooo green…

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16: The Den Of Geek interview: Mark Millar Comic genius Miller tells us all about his plans for a Superman movie and his other projects…

17: 10 movie reasons not to take the plane Sarah provides ten good reasons for a fear of flying…

18: Interview: Dave Gibbons talks Watchmen and more… British comics legend Gibbons chats to us about his career and the Watchmen movie…

19: Top 10 Mindfuck Movies Those melon-twisting movies! Here are ten of the best…

20: Lost season 5 early rumours The huge success of this piece showed the fervour for titbits on Lost

21: Top Ten Screen Screams Argggh! Noooo! But yes..the most haunting ululations Hollywood has to offer…

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22: Top 10 exploding people Do you need any further elaboration?

23: An Open Letter To Action Movie Editors & Directors Simon gets fed up with jerky editing techniques and lets rip at Hollywood…

24: The Top 10 South Park Episodes Oh my God! They’ve etc….

25: Top 10 most outrageous sequel patch-ups Sometimes the end of a film leaves no room for a sequel. But what if you need to make one anyway…?

26: Star Trek: the new Enterprise revealed Martin chats about the slide-show of production art from Star Trek that he saw prior to the screening of J.J. Abrams’ footage from one of the most highly anticipated movies of 2009…

27: Torchwood series three: major rumours The sexy sci-fi spin-off from Doctor Who always has tongues wagging…

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28: The 13 worst lines in movies, ever 13 pieces of dialogue that will have your forehead heading handward.

29: Top 24 worst special effects of all time Sometimes movie effects aren’t at all special, as these videos attest…

30: Top 10 actors playing themselves It’s the role of a lifetime, and we all get to play it. But not usually in movies…

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19 December 2008