The ides of March

Things are not what they seem in Washington politics
Paul Giamatti, George Clooney, and Philip Seymour Hoffman
Directed by George Clooney

The Ides of March, as those of you who remember their Roman history--or at least their Shakespeare--know, is the fateful 15th of March when Brutus and his co-conspirators assassinated Julius Caesar. And now it’s yet another well-meaning and nicely put-together film by George Clooney, based on the play “Farragut North” by Beau Willimon. Don’t expect the film to overturn the established wisdom ... more >