Elvis & Nixon
- 86 min
- Directed by: Liza Johnson
- Cast: Michael Shannon, Kevin Spacey, Alex Pettyfer
- UK release: 24 June 2016
The true story of how, in 1970, a disenchanted Elvis Presley (Shannon) visited the White House and offered his services as an undercover narcotics agent to President Nixon (Spacey). Shallow but offbeat and engaging comedy, with a note-perfect impersonation from Spacey and a manic, haunted turn from Shannon.
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Elvis & Nixon20 Jun 2016
Kevin Spacey and Michael Shannon star in a comic biopic about two very different icons
From Anthony Hopkins in Oliver Stone’s epic biopic to Frank Langella in Frost/Nixon and John Cusack in The Butler, cinema clearly has a fascination with the disgraced US president Richard Nixon – perhaps because his unlovely shapelessness makes him easy…
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