Upcoming Movie Sequels that Actually Have a Reason to ExistCharlie Jane Anders2/16/12 4:09pmFiled to: Star TrekMoviesBatmanThe Dark Knight RisesX-menPlanet of the Apeswolverinecaptain americathorkick-assTronG.i. joe: retaliationcloverfieldTop2581EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkHollywood's appetite for endless sequels shows no sign of slacking — Transformers 4 is coming! — and these films often feel like exercises in futility. Last week, we listed a ton of movie sequels in the pipeline that felt totally unnecessary. As in, nobody had walked out of the previous movie saying, "I can't wait to see where this goes next."ShareTweet Kinja is in read-only mode. We are working to restore service.