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Stronger is probably not the movie you want, but it’s definitely the movie you need.
I say that because after Manchester By the Sea (and so many other Affleck or David O. 1,447 more words
I hated Patriots Day so much that I was taken off guard by how much I liked Stronger, David Gordon Green’s own attempt at tackling the events of the Boston Marathon bombing on screen; narrowing that down further, I was taken off guard by how critical Green’s film is about the response to the bombing, or a subsection of the response, because let’s face it, if you’re a Bostonian, chances are your biggest contribution to healing the city post-bombing was shouting “Boston strong” at total strangers at sports games. 105 more words
This post is a transcript of an address I gave this morning at my daughter’s school, Emerson Middle School in Enid, Okla. I was reluctant to speak on this topic, but the topics we’re reluctant to face are the ones we must face. 1,802 more words