Dr. Kahle stopped his studies just long enough to find a great Salon article on John Cusack's new movie entitled "Max." Controversy already surrounds this film which deals with the transformation of a young Austrian veteran and failed artist into Germany's Adolf Hitler. Cusack plays the part of Max, a jewish friend of young Hitler who sees an artist filled with rage and frustration and tries to turn that energy into art. The film deals with the choices made by a human that eventually led to one of the 20th century's greatest murderers.
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