Casting Call: Mitt Romney

It was announced earlier this week that HBO has already optioned the forthcoming book Double Down, by Mark Halperin and John Heilemann, for a made-for-TV movie. Double Down is the sequel to the duo’s 2009 book, Game Change, which, of course, HBO previously optioned into an award-winning film starring Julianne Moore as Sarah Palin. Game…

“The Campaign” Brings Modern Insight to a Familiar Story

“The Campaign,” the new election-season comedy starring Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis, does exactly what you expect it to. It delivers big, raunchy laughs, while offering soft satire of the American political system. It is the rare political comedy that will play in both DC and Peoria. The film succeeds the most when it lampoons…

Moore Elevates Her “Game”

“No news story lasts more than 48 hours anymore. News is not meant to be remembered. It’s entertainment.” – Steve Schmidt in “Game Change”  “Game Change,” the highly-anticipated HBO movie that premiered last Saturday, is driven by an outstanding performance by Julianne Moore as Sarah Palin, who, of course, needs no introduction. By now, you…