At the movies, straightforward storytelling, the kind in which a director and his cast push a story forward in waves of action and feeling, has become so out of fashion it's almost avant-garde. Moviegoers, it seems, need to be cool: not too moved, not too surprised, not too impressed. We wouldn't want to be taken in, would we? We know we've seen it all before —... More >>>
Anne Marie Fox
The Butler tells the story of a butler in the White House (Forest Whitaker). Oprah Winfrey plays his wife.