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The Ides Of March

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Clooney for President.

Guydowood, blu-ray.com
22 January 2012
  • Excerpt: The Ides of March plays like a real motive of director and star George Clooney's personal outing of the Obama administration with some snappy dialog on how America can get strong again by removing ourselves from area's that we need not be. But in reality this is a work of fiction or is it. This is a very good character driven piece with fine performances by all involved. Clooney knows how to surround himself with respectable performers who shine and make him shine.
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Movie overall 6
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"It matters what you did. It matters what you didn't do."

eljay, blu-ray.com
21 January 2012
  • Excerpt: During the Ohio leg of a campaign to determine who will become the Democractic party's next presidential candidate, an adept but somewhat idealistic junior campaign manager loses his innocence - and faces tough choices - when he discovers that the men he works for are as unscrupulous and corruptible as the people in the opposition's camp. Although it was a little light on overall plot, this was a slick and reasonably-entertaining political drama.
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A Fine Cast Keeps Things Interesting...

Zeiram, blu-ray.com
20 January 2012
  • Excerpt: George Clooney's "The Ides of March" works best as an extension of its good script. The story however, is an entirely different matter. Part didactic, cynical and sneakily powerful; it’s like the funny guy in the room who has told one too many good jokes. The wardrobe is nice and the laughter in the auditorium is riveting but the rocket never quite gets off the ground. We grow weary of this and want to go home (though we are never bored or unhappy).
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An interesting one!

glossycomics, blu-ray.com
18 January 2012
  • Excerpt: Wow! This movie was amazing! It really shows what goes on in politics! You have a whole cast full of wonderful actors that made this movie. I don't think you can come out of this film not liking it! A must own!!!
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Movie overall 9
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Great Movie with interesting and timely topics

stangeek, blu-ray.com
18 January 2012
  • Excerpt: Another Clooney movie that is more than a mindless action ride. Very well acted and researched. I highly recommend this one!
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Overall 8
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Trust, Faith, Belief...........

Kevin1075, play.com
5 June 2012
  • Conclusion: George Clooney's latest starring/directing combo is another quality drama from an actor and director who knows what he wants to do with his films and knows how to make it entertaining at the same time.
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Gosling becomes a Gander.

filmlover, Flicks
24 March 2012
  • Summary: This is a grown up flick about political power players in which Ryan Gosling outshines everyone as he struggles to find a balance between his morals and his need to succeed. Outstanding performance, as always, by Philip Seymour Hoffman as his mentor and nemesis. As other reviewers have noted there is nothing new about this story and it barely qualifies as a thriller but George Clooneys direction makes for a gripping story.
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Overall 8
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A topical taut political thriller

Weds_Loafers, Flicks
24 March 2012
  • Summary: After many months of flagging confidence in today's US film industry's ability to make a good movie, this one restored our perception. This is the story of a step on the path to the presidency of the United States. It centres on an intense Democratic Party primary in Ohio where campaign press secretary (Ryan Gosling) by chance learns of the possibility of a scandal that will ruin his candidate's (George Clooney) chance of success.
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Overall 6
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Curious George

adamatdramatrain, Flicks
24 March 2012
  • Summary: This is an old-fashioned 1950s behind-the-scenes political thriller in which Clooney again doffs his director's hat to films such as Otto Preminger's "Advise & Consent" or Sidney Lumet's political cold war thriller, "Fail-Safe." And if you like that kind of theatrical, blow-by-blow, wordy political theatre-play-on-film you'll love this. This is the Clooney of "Goodnight, and Good Luck" rather than "Oceans 11.
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Overall 6
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The Ides of March, April, May & June

RealityCheck, Flicks
24 March 2012
  • Summary: I really dont have much to say about it, just a normal look into politics and the 'behind the scenes' stuff that could go on in a election race. The acting from both Ryan Gosling and of cos George Clooney was superb. Not really my thing, but I still found it a good watch. Like some other films reecently, it appeared to be about the choices we make and the results. Genre : drama, polictical 3/5 : It was a good flick, and thought it was good value.
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