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March 10, 2015 Rhonda
The Iron Giant: It came from outer space!

There were many great animated films in the 1990s, but this has to be one of the best. Set during the Cold War, at the time of the launch of Sputnik and rampant McCarthyism, there was much for Americans to fear, especially things that came from unknown sources. In the winter of 1957, one great mystery came to a small town in Maine. Where it came from, we do not know, but this hulking robot had the capacity to learn from one young boy, Hogarth Hughes, about life and death, compassion and fear, and so much more. Hogarth is a pretty self-sufficient kid. His widowed mother works at a local diner as a waitress, and is often asked to work……

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