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10 great political speeches in film

By David Jenkins

As America gears up for a season on the stump, we pick our favourite examples of great political oration in the movies.

In praise of Philip Baker Hall’s performance as Richard Nixon

By Taylor Burns

Robert Altman’s Secret Honor contains the single greatest portrayal of the disgraced former US President.

The Age of Consequences – first look review

By Brogan Morris

The Hurt Locker meets An Inconvenient Truth in this vital new climate change documentary.

Feed, The War Room and the awkward reality of American politics

By Alex Chambers

How two early ’90s documentaries exposed the media machinery that helps determine US elections.

Eight surprising depictions of the President of the United States

By Henry Heffer

Will Ferrell’s casting as Ronald Reagan got us thinking of other memorable POTUS portrayals in the movies.

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