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Silicon Alley

The areas in New York City known for their high-tech startups. Silicon Alley started out in the Flatiron District (23rd Street and Fifth Avenue) and trailed down through Soho (South of Houston Street) to the Financial District at the southern tip of Manhattan. The Alley moniker loosely referred to Broadway, which connects mid-Manhattan to lower-Manhattan. However, after the dot-com bubble burst in the early 2000s, tech companies began to proliferate throughout all of Manhattan as well as areas in Brooklyn, including Dumbo (down under the Manhattan Bridge overpass). See Silicon Valley and high-tech regions.

Dumbo

little elephant’s huge ears take him up and away. [Am. Cinema: Dumbo in Disney Films, 49–53]
See: Flying
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A field guide for Dumbo suggested operators disable any personal security products installed on a computer before running the tool, as antivirus tools often prevented it from executing.
Relegated to the circus' clown acts it is up to his only friend, Timothy the mouse, to help Dumbo learn that his spectacular ears make him unique and special, allowing him to soar to fame as the world's only flying elephant.
Dumbo is PS9.99 on DVD and PS14.99 on Blu-ray and the film is already available to order on Amazon where it's a One best-seller already.
"Over the past few years, Dumbo has received substantial investment and has really transformed from a traditional industrial neighborhood to a 24/7 live-work-play destination and an attractive alternative to Manhattan," said Roeschlaub.
Unlike many Tim Burton movies those faces are a little more diverse here, but Dumbo definitely falls into the trap of a period piece that follows outdated tropes rather than subverting them, with a Black strongman, an Indian mystic, and a funny fat woman who are all (a very small) part of the Medici Brothers Circus.
"Dumbo is the quintessential outsider who from his birth - as a result of things that are beyond his control, a physical anomaly that he's born with - is ostracised, he's excluded, he's pilloried and maligned and just treated cruelly and separated from his mother against both their wills.
"We pre-judge ourselves before society can ever judge us, and that's why society judging us sometimes hurts so much, because they seem to be in tandem with the judgement we've made already - when all of it is based on illusion." Feeling some kind of isolation is certainly a theme of Tim's other films, including Alice In Wonderland, Big Fish, Charlie and The Chocolate Factory and Corpse Bride, and it's what drew the veteran American film-maker to Dumbo.
Farrell plays Holt Farrier, a wounded World War I veteran who along with his children seek to protect Dumbo from those who would exploit him.
Born with uncommonly large ears, the pachyderm that would eventually be dubbed Dumbo is born in captivity, the lone offspring of a circus elephant named Mrs.
Like its hand-drawn predecessor, Dumbo opens with a soaring flock of storks and one of the first creatures to befriend the titular pachyderm is a peanut-chomping mouse in a red ringmaster's outfit.