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There’s a famous television listing for The Wizard of Oz, written by newspaperman Rick Polito, which goes like this: “Transported to a surreal landscape, a young girl kills the first person she meets and then teams up with three strangers to kill again.”

Accurate but misleading. The best kind of accurate. Here’s another:

“Disaffected farm boy destroys military installation, killing thousands.” Star Wars, A New Hope.

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