We watched a really silly movie last night. Captain Corelli’s Mandolin. I couldn’t figure out why Nicolas Cage’s accent was so bad but a lot of the movie didn’t seem to make sense. Like the portrayal of Cage’s character as the idealistic Italian captain teaching a German captain about coming to the aid of the oppressed. What is that all about? At first I thought it was going to be an interesting movie that gave the Germans more than one dimension but by the end of the movie that didn’t really happen either. Almost, but not quite.