Starring: Ryan Gosling, George Clooney, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Paul Giamatti, Evan Rachel Wood, Marisa Tomei & Jeffrey Wright
Screenplay by George Clooney & Grant Heslov and Beau Willimon
Directed by George Clooney

An ambitious campaign staffer for an idealistic presidential candidate gets a crash course in dirty politics.

The system is flawed,
and so is this thriller, but
it still gets my vote.

Grade: B+

By Daniel J. Hoag
The Ides of March is now playing in theaters nationwide.