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By Donald Lambro
Growth spikes are little more than trend-free anomalies
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Andrew Klavan
When the United States went to war after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, the film industry soon followed suit. Hollywood's response to the 9/11 attacks and the subsequent war on terrorism couldn't be more different.
"Bouffant-haired, improbably slim after having borne nine children (!), Melissa Leo's Alice in 'The Fighter' reminded me of James Joyce's description of Ireland — 'The old sow that eats her farrow,'" writes Joyce Carol Oates at the New York Review of Books.
In his most recent works of fiction, novelist and screenwriter Andrew Klavan has infused the characters within his complex, well-plotted thrillers with a sense of what it means to be a moral agent: a man or woman who daily faces myriad choices for good or for ill.
"Nothing angers leftist feminists more than combining the words 'feminism' and 'Sarah Palin' in a sentence," writes Cassy Fiano at David Horowitz's NewsReal.