I concur, but I also know that Hollywood is in the business of churning out trash for the purposes of enabling people to gaze blankly at s screen without having to engage their brains. It’s cliche all the way, boys. Always has been, always will be. Which means somehow we’ve got to reach young people in other ways, and it’s unfortunately not obvious how to do so at scale.

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