- 2 years ago
Hollywood does take inspiration from the issues affecting our nation. And, our nation's politics have long been the subject of many movies. Humorist Will Roberts and film-buff Aaron Pultz examine classic movies that feature the issues being addressed on Capitol Hill or use the nation’s capital as a backdrop.
After all, politics is show business.
The War Room and Tanner ’88: two classic political films for today’s viewer
The presidential primary season is in full swing, and unless you’ve been living in a cave (with no internet, TV, or friends), you’ve probably been overwhelmed by nonstop sound-bites, surrogates and talking heads—and the greatest level of political drama in years. Exciting as it is, even political junkies can get tired of the repetitive nature of the news cycle.
If you want something new but can’t pry your yourself away from politics, there are two classic political films that will give you respite and make you nostalgic for an earlier era of presidentia