W.

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Oliver Stone directs the first film that was made about a president while he is still in office with the drama W. This film tells the story about the last 8 years of George W. Busch played by Josh Brolin and how he and his vice-president Dick Cheney played by Richard Dreyfuss and the rest of the administration were drawn into a war and the subsequence finger pointing. In a back story dating to 1967 we see George W. Busch Parting in college, buying the Texas Rangers, becoming Governor and on to the presidency only to please his father George Herbert Busch played by James Cromwell. This film could have been heavy handed but was very neutral and George W. Busch was treated with fairness. As expected the acting was solid and we may even have glimpsed a small piece of our 43rd president’s mind. Of course a lot of it is conjecture because we don’t know the intimate conversations between the president and his wife and him and his father. The issues could have been more complex and the theme of he just wanted to prove to his disapproving father he wasn’t a loser was pushed to far. (I wonder if becoming the first blind critic keeps me from becoming a loser or do I need to be the first blind president.) I’m giving this biography a C+ rating.

This movie has been given a PG13 rating by the MPAA

Although I am blind, I can appreciate a good movie as well as sighted individuals.
I rely more on a good story line than special effects.