The Ides of March
is a political thriller/ drama that has something
for almost everyone.
Terrible secrets are
uncovered when you mix sex, the fickle nature of
fate, and cell phones.
directs, co-writes, and stars as a democratic
This film takes a few
sharp turns -- keeping you glued to your seat from
start to finish.
The main message is
that most polititians will let you down, and not
everything is always as it looks.
|The Ides of March is a cautionary
tale of corrupt politics.
Full of thoughtful idealism and contemporary
cynicism, its fine ensemble cast shows us loyalty,
betrayal, and revenge during the Ohio Democratic
Beautifully written, deftly directed with stunning
performances, it proves all's fair in love and
...and you Brutus?
The film is based on the off-Broadway play by Beau
Willimon, who worked in political campaigns.
This movie is part morality and part thriller.
It offers an unflattering look inside the workings
of a presidential campaign, exploring how far people
will go in order to attain power, even at the price
of everything they say they hold dear.
The picture is one of the most honest mainstream,
forceful stories about American politics ever to be
committed to screen.