Since “Saving Private Ryan” shook the cinematic world in 1998, WWII movies have been on a steady path. Movies about the Vietnam War had already reflected the country’s views on that conflict — that the war was a misguided, failed prospect that ran young men and women through a meat grinder for very little purpose, but films about World War II had traditionally been different, more nostalgic and looking at the conflict through the lens of the strong moral foundation upon which it was fought. “Ryan” grimly showed that, strong purpose or no, it was a war like any other and it was hell.
■ Triumvirate Theatre's political satire "Lame Ducks and Dark Horses" runs October 24, 25, 31 and Nov. 1 at the Triumvirate Theatre North, 42715 Kenai Spur Highway, North Kenai. Show time is 7 p.m. Tickets are available online or at the door only.
By Vicki Fruichantie
Hurry, scurry — PFD’s
Hurry, scurry — all I see
People running here and there
I feel the excitement in the air
Or is it tension — I can’t be sure…
Like a band ready to go out on tour
Some are happy, some on edge
The smart ones are ...
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