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Making Brain Waves
With the Kids Back in School, Hollywood Wants Those Thinking Caps Back On

By Rita Kempley
Washington Post Staff Writer
Sunday, September 12, 1999

It's fall, time to unscrew the cranium, pop the brain back in and get ready to work those neurons. Hollywood is gonna pump you up, make you think big thoughts, sell you big soft drinks.

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Johnny Depp plays Ichabod Crane as a New York detective on the trail of a serial killer in Tim Burton's adaptation of "Sleepy Hollow." The superstitious villagers of Upstate New York insist the killings are the work of the Headless Horseman.

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