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Ides of March, The

MPAA Rating: R
Theater Release: 10/7/2011
Video Release: 1/17/2012
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Compelling - By Diana Saenger
The mere mention of George Clooney connected to a film counteracts any negative thoughts among many movie fans. Personal charm aside, Clooney brings his entire shopping cart of award-wining talents to the checkout stand in The Ides of March. The screenplay by Clooney, Grant... MORE >>

Intensely Chilling - By Frank Wilkins
There’s an early scene in The Ides of March in which Stephen Meyers (Ryan Gosling), the press spokesman for a Democratic presidential candidate, confidently exclaims, “Nothing bad happens when you’re doing the right thing.” His virtuous statement not only highlights the... MORE >>

An Understated Copout - By Richard Jack Smith
A film like The Ides of March lives or dies by its performances. However, not all of them are wholly satisfactory, possibly due to some underwriting on the part of George Clooney and co-writers Grant Heslov and Beau Willimon (working from the latter’s play Farragut North).... MORE >>



                                                                                                                                                                               
 
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