All the president’s men

All the president’s men

A great movie. This is a very good example of how to present a political thriller in an intelligent fashion, without the usual over-the-top effects and plots Hollywood so much likes. The language it uses (the storytelling conventions, if you wish)  is mostly absent from films nowadays: the first scene is 30 seconds of white space, for example, a good amount of information is written, and a large part of the story consists of phone conversations, and yet it is quite entertaining and does not feel stilted. Highly recommended.

(So this is what this will mostly be like: I say a few things about what I’ve seen or read. Of course, there may be other, different, postings along the way.)

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