Almost always shorter than the top-billed films they were paired with, many had running times of 70 minutes or less.The term connoted a general perception that B movies were inferior to the more handsomely budgeted headliners; individual B films were often ignored by critics.
For instance, Hurricane Irene caused a deluge of reports regarding her projected path.
Secondary meanings have long been the bête noire of anyone who has seriously prepped for the GRE.
With the Revised GRE afoot, secondary meanings are still a part of the lexical landscape.
Latter-day B movies still sometimes inspire multiple sequels, but series are less common.
As the average running time of top-of-the-line films increased, so did that of B pictures.