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Sarah Jessica Parker in 'Sex and the City 2'

Is the second time around ever better than the first? Not in the movies!

On the big screen, it’s a very rare thing indeed that a sequel tops the original. For example, who can forget Sex and the City 2, Carrie Bradshaw’s second major failure (the first being ditching Aidan, of course), a film apparently so shiteous that it actually lost money domestically whilst being panned by pretty much every critic with unimpaired hearing? Although there are exceptions to the sequel rule, I’m going to generalize here and say that most don’t compare to the original. But can this rule be applied to relationships, as well? Does lightning strike twice with an ex and last? more…