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Review: Fox's Minority Report is all too predictable

One popular way to get something made in Hollywood today is to take a beloved film property and turn out a sequel series. That's what happened with Netflix's Wet Hot American Summer. That's what's happening with CBS's upcoming Limitless series. And that's what Fox has done with Minority Report, its latest crime drama set years after the events of original 2002 film.

Like its forebear, the show asks what would happen if law enforcement could see the future and stop crimes before they happen. What are the ethical ramifications of that kind of power? Do we control our own fate? Though there's a chance the show will take up these questions more thoughtfully in later episodes, at least where the pilot is concerned, this sequel series seems...

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