My father told me a story about the time he drove by a crowded movie theater in 1980, past a long line of people waiting to see Empire Strikes Back, stuck his head out the window and yelled: “Vader is Luke’s father!”
An unexpected parable on veteran homelessness and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) subtly hidden just below the sugary-sweet score and sentimental dialogue adds an unexpected (but welcome) dimension to this kids' movie.
If you have noticed a seemingly endless amount of insurance commercials on TV lately, you are in good company. There is a $5.7 billion advertising war going on right now for the hearts and minds of American consumers.
The Wounded Warrior Project's board picked Retired Maj. Gen. Charles Fletcher to step in as interim chief operating officer so he would – in the words of the board chairman – "restore trust" in the Jacksonville-based charity.