Quick Film Diagnosis: Sixteen Candles

It might be time to relabel Sixteen Candles from an “iconic” film to one that serves as another cinematic baseline for progress.

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Shawshank Redemption and the Fear of Hope

Hope, beyond that of mere expectation or anticipation of the future, but rather belief that such a future may include something good in light of a lack of evidence is often accompanied by understandable fear or apprehension.