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With all the talk about “Finding Nemo 2,” people have quieted down about Pixar’s other upcoming, wholly unnecessary follow-up, “Monsters University,” a prequel to 2001’s mischievous and heartwarming “Monsters, Inc.,” which illuminates the collegiate background of monsters James P. “Sulley” Sullivan (John Goodman) and Mike Wazowski (Billy Crystal). Yes, it is the story we were all dying for. While talking to Entertainment Weekly about some movie we’ve never heard of, Crystal gave some tantalizing details about what to expect from the prequel (due in theaters next summer). “[Mike and Sully] end up in the same fraternity where they have this scare competition — like Greek Games in college,” Crystal told EW. “They have to mobilize a group, sort of like ‘Revenge of the Nerds’-monsters, and get them ready to be scary.” So, while the goofy teaser trailer (and the mere »

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