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How Hollywood — and the U.S. in general — fall short when generating big new ideas

Sequels and remakes are everywhere, dominating the box office and television screens.

While many have joked that Hollywood has simply run out of ideas, The Atlantic’s Derek Thompson says the lack of innovation is a bigger trend than we realize. He joins us.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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