Today is Presidents Day and there is no better way than to celebrate some of our favorite presidents to have graced the big screen in film. In addition to the classic offerings, new releases this Presidents Day weekend include Lincoln’s Dilemma on Apple TV+ and Abraham Lincoln on the History Channel. Dave (1993) I saw this film back in 2018 during a 25th anniversary screening in 35mm at the historic Music Box Theatre in Chicago.…"Presidents Day 2022: Movies/Series/Docs To Watch"
The award-winning John Adams limited series, starring Paul Giamatti as the former president, is solid viewing for Presidents Day. I’m not going to dive into the plot of every part of the miniseries. If you know the story of John Adams, you already know what’s going to happen. Well, maybe. They certainly play with the history to an extent! What I will tell you right now is that the book is better. I originally watched…"John Adams: A Presidential Miniseries"
Taking the battle to the frontline in Montana, Dark Money examines the consequences of the Citizens United v. FEC ruling. When the United States Supreme Court announced their Citizens United ruling, the effects were devastating for American politics. Once prohibited to donate to political campaigns, corporations were handed the free reign to spend as they pleased. It’s because of this that tax-exempt “organizations” set up shop without any requirement to record their donors. This results in money…"Dark Money: A Thrilling Political Documentary"