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  •  Living in Richmond, (4+ / 0-)

    where much of this movie was filmed, I can't wait to see it.  Unfortunately, we have to wait until next week.  With all the local excitement, you'd think they would have given us an early peek, too.

    "We *can* go back to the Dark Ages! The crust of learning and good manners and tolerance is so thin!" -- Sinclair Lewis

    by Nespolo on Sat Nov 10, 2012 at 05:05:31 AM PST

    •  I did recognize some of your scenary (1+ / 0-)
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      having spent enough time in Richmond in the past few decades to be familiar with certain buildings and facades

      "We didn't set out to save the world; we set out to wonder how other people are doing and to reflect on how our actions affect other people's hearts." - Pema Chodron

      by teacherken on Sat Nov 10, 2012 at 05:06:41 AM PST

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      •  I've gotten much more interested in the Civil War (3+ / 0-)

        since I moved here (well, it's hard to avoid...). I find the burning of Richmond -- by the Confederates! -- to be endlessly fascinating.  Only recently did I learn that my great great grandfather fought for the Union at Cold Harbor

        "We *can* go back to the Dark Ages! The crust of learning and good manners and tolerance is so thin!" -- Sinclair Lewis

        by Nespolo on Sat Nov 10, 2012 at 05:13:29 AM PST

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