Film W. By Oliver Stone Thesis

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But it did make me wake up a little to the fact that this was not a true date and fact biopic, but a Stone biopic, which looks more into the heart of darkness of the topic than most others in the genre.

While the humor was there another unexpected feeling I walked away with was fear. This is just not fear of this particular president's way with words or from his gut decision making cowboy politics. It is the fear and the reality that the president is after all is said and done a human being making, often, inhuman decisions. One tends to think of the president as on a pedestal and the scrutiny there is so much higher that any error or misstep or malapropism is multiplied a hundred fold. But in this particular president, Stone by way of implication is saying that if you are not fit for anything else than politics and government is for you. He presents Bush as a human being that is true, but his history of poor success in any job he tried and being constantly bailed out by his father, says that those who can do and those who can't can hold the highest office in the land. America, what a…

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