This is undeniably a great, great film.
But there are four caveats for enjoying it:
1) You are American or have a *more* than passing interest in American history;
2) You are prepared to concentrate thoroughly;
3) You enjoy the cut and thrust of politics in general;
4) You appreciate great character acting
My guess is that if you can tick two of the above, you will enjoy the movie.
Tick three and you will be raving about it.
Tick four and you will be in Heaven
If you tick only one, you may have some problems, and they are these: it is very long for its subject, occasionally ponderous,… Read more