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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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My Pilgrimage to “The Nick”

Last week I had the pleasure of visiting The Nickelodeon, aka “The Nick,” South Carolina’s Nonprofit Cinema since 1979. This is a trip I’d been wanting to make ever since I met executive director Larry Hembree, aka “Butch” (you’ll have … Continue reading

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Family Viewing Recommendation: Rango

I have previously posted about the difficulty of finding quality films made with children as the target audience.  However, I am a sucker for taking my children to the movies, so I inevitably sit through clunkers such as Gnomeo and Juliet … Continue reading

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