CINEMA: Arnold Schwarzenegger: Pregnant Idea

Arnold is great -- well, pretty good -- with child in Junior

HIS FAVORITE NOSH IS THE PICKles-and-ice-cream combo. He's delighted with his suddenly glowing complexion. He gets anxious and whiny when his significant other leaves him home alone too much. He is, of course, pregnant. But you've probably guessed all that. The marketing campaign has left little doubt about

Junior's central joke. Sure, this is formulaic, describe-it-in-one-sentence movie-making, but nevertheless, there is a certain irresistible curiosity about seeing Arnold Schwarzenegger mime the rituals of expectant motherhood. Go ahead, surrender to it. It won't make you a better person, but it might, very briefly, make you a happier one.

Schwarzenegger is a scientist...

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