Will Mel Gibson‘s Apocalypto really arrive on Dec. 8?” asks N.Y. Times columnist Caryn James. “As recently as last week Touchstone, the Disney division releasing it, insisted it would. That√ɬ¢√¢‚Äö¬¨√¢‚Äû¬¢s about all the studio will say about a movie that must have become an albatross, because the crucial question is: How can this film be marketed? Mr. Gibson√ɬ¢√¢‚Äö¬¨√¢‚Äû¬¢s name and ability to chat up Apocalypto was its only real selling point. Now he trails apologies and questions about bigotry wherever he goes, which will make it pretty hard to stay on message about old Jaguar Paw. ”