The Ides of March takes place during the frantic last days before a heavily contested Ohio presidential primary, when an up-and-coming campaign press secretary (Ryan Gosling) finds himself involved in... read more
Directed by: George Clooney
Release Date: October 7, 2011
DVD Release Date: January 17, 2012
Stats: 5,625 reviews
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December 26, 2012
The profession of politics is a tawdry, sordid affair; the practice of which can warp one's morals and corrupt one's soul. There, I've said it. But the art of filmmaking is not so much about what is being said, but how you say it.
In "Ides of March" we get an adaptation of a...
October 3, 2012
Based on some play I had previously never heard of, this is the third directorial effort from co-writer and star George Clooney.
The story concerns an idealistic young junior campaign worker (press secretary) who, just days before a heavily contested Ohio presidential primary, f...
July 23, 2012
Well done. Great acting. Great cast.....but not the most exciting movie, in my opinion.
June 10, 2012
I'm not really into political dramas but the characters are interesting. George Clooney's character Mike Morris runs for president. His campaign managers are working hard to win. Ryan's character Steve really believes in Mike and will not compromise his integrity to get ahead. Un...
May 22, 2012
Directed (and co-written) by George Clooney, Cross Creek Pictures, 2011.
Starring Ryan Gosling, Paul Giamatti, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Even Rachel Wood and George Clooney.
Question: Do you ever wonder why politicians are portrayed as bad people? Well, becau...
May 19, 2012
I've been looking forward to watching this movie, but it failed to leave a big impression. It's about the ' dirty' in politics, but more could've been done with this I think.
May 18, 2012
While George Clooney, Ryan Gosling, Philip Seymour Hoffman and Paul Giamatti give great performances, it's Evan Rachel Wood that stole the show for me. She can change emotions and character so fast, and it's so convincing. The story was not as great as I expected it to be, but ...
May 4, 2012
Performances is the first of many great things this drama has to offer. Aside from the impressive performances by Paul Giamatti, Philip Seymour Hoffman, and Evan Rachel Wood, Ryan Gosling has the main role in this film, as he did in two other films of last year, DRIVE and CRAZY, ...
April 9, 2012
Given my comprehension capabilities, I was a bit hesitant to go for this. However, contrary to my fears, the movie wasn't too hard to grasp. But the movie wasn't interesting enough. At best, it's a mediocre political thriller IMO.
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