A motorcycle stunt rider turns to robbing banks as a way to provide for his lover and their newborn child, a decision that puts him on a collision course with an ambitious rookie cop navigating a department ruled by a corrupt detective.
It's 1949 Los Angeles, the city is run by gangsters and a malicious mobster, Mickey Cohen. Determined to end the corruption, John O'Mara assembles a team of cops, ready to take down the ruthless leader and restore peace to the city.
With a job traveling around the country firing people, Ryan Bingham enjoys his life living out of a suitcase, but finds that lifestyle threatened by the presence of a new hire and a potential love interest.
Julian, a drug-smuggler thriving in Bangkok's criminal underworld, sees his life get even more complicated when his mother compels him to find and kill whoever is responsible for his brother's recent death.
Nicolas Winding Refn
Kristin Scott Thomas,
Stephen Meyers is a young idealist who's brilliant at communications, is second in command of Governor Mike Morris's presidential campaign, and is a true believer. In the middle of the Ohio primary, the campaign manager of Morris's opponent asks Meyers to meet; he offers him a job. At the same time, Morris's negotiations for the endorsement of the man in third place, a North Carolina Senator, hit a snag. A young campaign intern, Molly Stearns, gets Stephen's romantic attention. Republicans have a trick up their sleeve; Stephen may be too trusting, and Molly has a secret. What's most important, career, victory, or virtue? Written by
Some of Governor Mike Morris's (George Clooney) campaign posters are inspired by Shepard Fairey's iconic "Hope" poster, used during Barack Obama's campaign in 2008. The AP photograph that Fairey used in "Hope" was taken at a 2006 press conference in which then Sen. Obama shared a stage with fellow Senator Sam Brownback and George Clooney, who had just returned from Sudan. Indeed, the image in the "Hope" poster is of Obama listening to Clooney speak. See more »
With the Ohio primary on the horizon, only two Democratic candidates remain and both are vying for the endorsement of North Carolina Senator Franklin Thompson. In the film, an endorsement from Thompson is dealt with as swinging 356 pledged delegates. However, in 2008, North Carolina carried with it only 134 delegates (115 pledged delegates, 19 superdelegates). Furthermore, in the Democratic nominating process, superdelegates cannot swing delegates. Of the 115 pledged delegates, they are proportionally awarded based on primary results. See more »
I'm not a Christian. I'm not an Atheist. I'm not Jewish. I'm not Muslim. My religion, what I believe in is called the Constitution of United States of America.
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Oh Dear! Considering the amount of talent involved in making this it's a real disappointment. A dull story about characters I couldn't care less about doing things I wasn't interested in. It's the old chestnut about American politics being a dirty business and how no one can be trusted and all the double dealing and manipulating that goes on. It's been done before and better with films like 'The Best Man'and 'Bulworth'. Many of the characters seem to have been drawn from every political stereotype and none of them seems very believable, and Marisa Tomei's cartoon styled journalist belonged in something like 'The Simpsons'. For fans ofthe particpants only I'm afraid.
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