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Jason Wallis ‘Idiot Brother’ is a skillfully done character study

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Jason Wallis

Posted: Friday, September 2, 2011 8:02 am | Updated: 7:37 am, Tue Sep 6, 2011.

Times like these, you have to seek comfort wherever you can find it. I often look to movies for some extra degree of solace, and it seems that sometimes it can be found in the unlikeliest of places.

It is in this spirit that I recommend not one but three films this week, all of which in their own distinct and sometimes subtle ways make the viewer feel just a tad bit better about the world we live in. They do not achieve this effect via any conventional means (e.g. “heart-warming” stories, pat characterizations, emotional manipulation, etc.), but rather by adhering to a set of social ethics and doing their small part to better society.

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1 comment:

  • Chris Wallace posted at 7:39 pm on Sat, Sep 3, 2011.

    Chris Wallace Posts: 32

    Oh, FINE! Blame ME for the de-railing of a potential of movie review 8^D
    I had contemplated waching Shark Night due to one particular scene... but after seeing that it did not rate very high on the Tomatoe Meter (and the few positives didn't sound good) I think I'll save a couple hours and $12 on Monday.

     

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