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.

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.