Kids get the shaft in two new movies.

Running thoughts on movies and their makings.
Sept. 23 2005 12:45 PM

Some Children Left Behind

Kids get the shaft in Flightplan and Oliver Twist

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What a world, indeed... 9:42 a.m. PT

David Edelstein is Slate's film critic. You can read his reviews in "Reel Time" and in "Movies." He can be contacted at slatemovies@slate.com.