In spite of it's noticable lack of plot focus and character development, Barry Levinson's Toys is delightfully offbeat, wonderfully whimsical, and visually one of the best films I've ever seen (it deserved its Oscar nominations for art direction and costume design). It's theme of childish innocence corrupted by war is compelling, although it could have been explored at a much deeper level.
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Chris Pandolfi (Chris_Pandolfi)
Growing up a shy kid in a quiet suburb of Los Angeles, Chris Pandolfi knows all about the imagination. Pretend games were always the most fun for him, especially on the school playground; he and his … more
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