Tuesday, December 21 2004
Demme's movie reasserts that the fabled U.S. political landscape isn't transparent or democratic, but instead, corrupted by the individuals who manage it.
Thursday, July 29 2004
The Manchurian Candidate draws a line between the corporation and the government, sustaining a hope that the U.S. system might be salvaged by an honestly free election.
Sunday, July 24 2011
In the hands of one of the genre's true masters - John Frankenheimer - Richard Condon's novel becomes a blueprint for any nation's rocky internal relationships.