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The Front Runner (2018) ☆☆(2/4): As his campaign crashes down

Jason Reitman’s latest film “The Front Runner” tries to cover too many things about the rise and fall of Gary Hart, who attempted to be a Democratic presidential candidate in 1988 but then fell from grace due to that infamous … Continue reading

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Weiner (2016) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4): The second rise and fall of Weiner

When Anthony Weiner attempted to run for the office of Mayor of New York City in 2013, he seemed to be on the way to a sort of redemptive comeback, and he actually had a very good chance for that. … Continue reading

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Primary Colors (1998) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4) : A story of one fun political ride

When I watched “The Ides of March” (2011) early in this year, it took me back to my memories with Mike Nichols’ “Primary Colors” (1998), which already told us almost everything the former wanted to tell. When I watched it … Continue reading

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