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Trailer Park: “Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps,” “Howl,” “Waiting for ‘Superman,’” “Buried”

Well, it’s officially fall now and along with the heavier foods and heavier sweaters come some heavier movies. Thank goodness, because I couldn’t deal with another teenager falling in love on the beach. Now it’s just a steady build-up to the bah-humbug movies of the season of chilled hearts. It’s time for some self-reflection and hoarding food for the winter. And because a lot of people are too lazy to read books these days, movies are a concise alternative—now go catch one of these flicks! Keep reading »

A New Documentary Reveals The Inconvenient Truth About Education

On my movie list for this weekend is “Waiting for Superman.” It’s a new documentary about how America’s education system is failing our kids. As a former teacher at a poorly funded school, I feel like there are no words to describe how insane (in both a negative and sometimes a positive way) it is to be a teacher or student in today’s world. As painful as I think this documentary will be to watch, I’m hoping that it will raise public awareness and understanding about the education crisis. Keep reading »

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