Rahul Bose

Movie Blog: 'Midnight's Children' Review Midnight's Children, the film that comes out this Friday, falters precisely where it needed to succeed -- in its magic-making. The switch from the page to the screen harms its multi-generational, twist-laden story, because (a) the performances are lackluster and (b) every utterance of abracadabra is followed by a lukewarm display of movie magic.