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The Ides of March (2011)

Directed by George Clooney

Drama

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Overview

Dirty tricks stand to soil an ambitious young press spokesman’s idealism in a cutthroat presidential campaign where ‘victory’ is relative.

Rated R | Length 101 minutes

Actors

Will Wheaton | John West | Lamont Van Hook | Josef Powell | Amy Keys | Clydene Jackson | Carmel Echols | Christopher Carter | Carmen Carter | Alvin Chea | Johnny Britt | Nelson Beato | Lori Perry | Maxi Anderson | Chyla Anderson | John Repulski | Cherie Bowman | Joe Dinda | Loretta Higgins | Neal Anthony Rubin | Deb Dixon | Chris Matthews | Charlie Rose | Rachel Maddow | Robert Braun | Leslie McCurdy | Hayley Meyers | Michael Ellison | Kris Reilly | Lauren Wainwright | Mark Stacey White | David McConnell | Rohn Thomas | Peter Harpen | Frank Jones Jr. | Fabio Polanco | Robert Mervak | John Manfredi | Danny Mooney | Maya Sayre | Bella Ivory | Yuriy Sardarov | Michael Mantell | Gregory Itzin | Jennifer Ehle | Max Minghella | Jeffrey Wright | Marisa Tomei | Evan Rachel Wood | Paul Giamatti | Philip Seymour Hoffman | George Clooney | Ryan Gosling | Nita Whitaker

Viewing Notes

Cynical and depressing, The Ides of March draws you in and then holds you, tense, on the edge of your seat. An excellent political drama that somehow manages to surprise you even though you think you know what’s coming and where it’s headed.

A great directorial effort by Clooney and another superb performance by Gosling.

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