Let's replace him with Will's aunt from Fresh Prince of Bel-Air and see if no one notices again. It worked the first time they replaced Aunt Viv with someone who looked nothing like the first Aunt Viv. Let's try it again.
"Why won't they let her in, Mommy?" whispered my daughter at a Secretariat screening. "Honey, men and women didn't used to be treated the same the way they are now," I said. "Well, that's stupid!" she whispered back. That's my girl.
Usually I steer clear of politics. Normally I follow Mr. Ed's wise dictum "don't speak unless you've got something to say." But in the case of my old buddy Carl Paladino, I can remain muzzled no longer.
There's been a lot of excitement about Olivier Assayas' Carlos, and it's not hard to see why. But here's my objection: In presenting a terrorist as an action hero, it glorifies terrorism as a legitimate path of political action.