Though a bit literal for a film that traffics in magical realism, Deepa Mehta's Midnight's Children is both dreamy and dramatic, a fascinating view of Indian history seen through the prism of a personal -- and occasionally twinned -- story.
Akin may wish he could take back his words, but I'm glad he can't. To bastardize a line from Forrest Gump, elections shouldn't be like a box of chocolates. Voters should always know what they're going to get.
Though a majority of the backlash stems from racism claims and jealousy towards 25-year-old creator/director/writer/star Lena Dunham, the thing I couldn't get past in the first episode of "Girls" was a cupcake.
What so desperately needs forgetting? Drink the Kool-Aid like Chance the Gardener and the very question recedes. Americans want to live in Pleasantville, and every pill they take and ad they watch is their friend.
With the Internet, it is no longer necessary to go to a theater to see the must-see coming attraction, and I genuinely miss the days when I would watch Entertainment Tonight hoping for a sneak peak at a major preview.