It’s a Wonderful Internet

One of my all-time favorite movies is the Capra classic It’s a Wonderful Life.
Today’s FamilyFirst pick is called It’s a Wonderful Internet.
Do you see where this is heading?
It’s a Flash-powered funfest that actually has a holiday air about it. But hey, I just discovered it, so picture yourself sitting in a chilly December day…
It’s fully interactive, so don’t forget to pull all of the tabs and levers with your mouse, and look for other fun hotspots.

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AFI’s 100 Years . . . 100 Heroes & Villains

Why do we love movies so much?
I would say because movies present dilemmas that more or less mirror our own challenges, but which are generally exaggerated to be more challenging than what we face.
And, for the most part, movies have happy endings. And the ones that don’t end happily often still contain positive facets that we find ourselves thinking about later.
But one of the commonest threads of movies, and perhaps their most appealing feature, is good guy vs. villain.
In fact, in many cases, the “villain” turns out to be an appealing character him (or her) self. In Silence of the Lambs, Hannibal Lecter ended up indirectly saving the life of a young woman, as well as liberating Clarice from her inner conflict caused from her unhappy youth.
With that, I present today’s FamilyFirst site: AFI’s 100 Years . . . 100 Heroes & Villains.

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