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Poverty on Film: Napoleon Dynamite

For some time now I have been mulling over a response to Peter’s earlier article about how Hollywood, as of late, has generally ignored poverty, poor people, and those who cannot afford to live with every single need and want easily taken … Continue reading

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Suffer the Penguins

Why is Hollywood so scared of poverty? Of love and, gasp!, sex? For that matter, why are parents’ today so scared of showing their children real life? Mr. Popper’s Penguins (opening today at the Bow Tie Cinemas) is a movie … Continue reading

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