THIS STORY HAS BEEN FORMATTED FOR EASY PRINTING

Loss of innocence: 'Forrest Gump' at 10

By Ty Burr
Globe Staff / June 20, 2004

E-mail this article

Invalid E-mail address
Invalid E-mail address

Sending your article

Your article has been sent.

  • E-mail|
  • Print|
  • Reprints|
  • |
Text size +

Occasionally the broad, roiling river of American popular culture enters the narrows, where its varied elements are squeezed and filtered through a single work that defines the times and maybe even changes them. Think of "Sgt. Pepper," "Roots," "Thriller," "Bonfire of the Vanities" -- each a cross-generational Topic A for weeks, with reverberations that spilled into the months and years. (Full Article: 1402 Words)

This article is available in our archives:

Globe Subscribers

FREE for subscribers

Subscribers to the Boston Globe get unlimited access to our archives.

Not a subscriber?

Non-Subscribers

Purchase an electronic copy of the full article. Learn More

  • $4.95 1 Article
  • $9.95 4 Articles
  • $99.95 Unlimited