This week Alex and Phil try not to betray one another’s trust as they discuss The Ides of March and the top 5 betrayal movies.
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‘The Ides of March’ is tightly scripted and brilliantly acted with a few third act flaws.
Grade: C In Jon Ronsonâ€™s book, The Men Who Stare at Goats (my review), the author presents himself as an outside observer of the psychic spy, military-trained First Earth Battalion movement. He is fascinated by the stories being told to him by former members of the U.S. military and he presents them all, expecting the […]
Is it just me or does there seem to be a theme this year of poking fun of government officials, CEOs, senators, etc? I think the film industry is reacting very positively to the financial crisis by providing tongue-in-cheek portrayals of the people in power. First there is Steven Soderbergh’s The Informant!, then Michael Moore’s […]
After the past eight years of American leadership I have gotten to the point where nothing going on in our government would surprise me. The bizarre handling of the Iraq War by the Bush administration has me believing that somebody who is certifiably insane has been running things. This is why when Jon Ronsonâ€™s book […]