Warning – Plot Details To Follow

Movie publicists have lately been warning critics not to reveal plot details of movies they review. “It got me wondering: were we being asked to keep quiet about not only the twists and surprises, but also about the fact there are twists and surprises in the movie? Isn’t that a bit like telling a Peanuts reader that Lucy is going to pull the football away from Charlie Brown, again? (If you didn’t know she does that, sorry.)”