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Friday, September 16, 2005
Did Katrina damage 'Survivor' too?
After 9/11, films about terrorism got pulled from the schedule. (Can't imagine the new arms-dealer spoof Lord of War running then.) Last night, the new Survivor began, and while it was nice to see Philly's own Stephenie LaGrossa (left) make a surprise reappearance on the show, you can't help feeling that the idea of surviving seems a whole lot more serious after the Gulf Coast disaster. Next week brings Tim Burton's highly hyped Corpse Bride. The animated flick, with Johnny Depp's voice, looks amusingly morbid, but is a Halloween mindset appealing when media images of neglected bodies still float in the mind? What do you think?