It's the elephant in the room when you're
talking to Duncan Jones: this guy is Zowie Bowie -- Ziggy Stardust's son! It's
uncool to bring it up, but how can you not at least mention it?
Very easily, as it turns out, because the
affable, self-proclaimed geek has accomplished enough on his own to make his
pedigree a mere footnote.
When the MPAA relented a while back and changed its absurd NC-17
rating for "Blue Valentine" to
an R, it looked like the insidious studio self-regulating group might be trying
to reform. But never underestimate the power of studio greed, cowardice, and
hypocrisy when it comes to covering its assets and infantilizing mainstream