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  • 3 stars
  • 2008
  • US
  • 129 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Oliver Stone
  • Written by: Stanley Weiser
  • Cast: Josh Brolin, Elizabeth Banks, James Cromwell, Ellen Burstyn, Richard Dreyfuss, Toby Jones, Thandie Newton, Jeffrey Wright, Scott Glenn, Bruce McGill, Jennifer Sipes, Noah Wyle, Ioan Gruffudd
  • Website: wthefilm.com

The American aphorism that suggests 'any boy can grow up to be president' is blandly dramatised in Stone's outrageously timed and puffed-up film, the first biopic to consider the life story of a sitting US president. Brolin plays George W Bush Jr, a hard-drinking fratboy who, after flirtations with sporting goods and the oil business, somehow ends up leading his country into a war in a bid to appease his father.

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30 Oct 20083 stars

The American aphorism that suggests 'any boy can grow up to be president' is blandly dramatised in Oliver Stone's outrageously timed film, the first biopic to consider the life story of a sitting US president. Fresh from his deadly pursuit by Anton…

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30 Oct 2008

Name Toby Jones Born 7 September 1967, Oxford, England Background In 2001, the diminutive British actor premiered his self-penned monologue – Missing Reels at the Edinburgh Fringe. The show was an entertaining account of how his role as a…

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