The bottom line though is it's become increasingly tough for smaller films to get - and then hold - bookings in traditional art houses, when they're up against the Weinsteins and Searchlights of the world.
Many Americans think hunger is an issue that affects "someone else." It does not affect anyone other than the homeless or the extremely poor. The truth is over 50 million people in the United States quietly struggle with hunger. As a child, I was one of those people.
As same sex couples start to register at Crate & Barrel, shouldn't they wonder: Of all the institutions to be committed to, is marriage really the sanest choice? If Hollywood is any guide, it probably isn't.