The uncommon denominator is Mr. The earlier film was smart fun—not just Ms. Bale prominent in the cast, that managed to shed real-world light on the mortgage bubble of the mids and the economic debacle that ensued. Cheney rising implacably to power while serving as vice president to George W. Bush, a power that reached an unprecedented apogee during the Afghanistan and Iraq wars. The account is factual only in its exterior dimensions—familiar events that conform to the public record.
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But McKay also does this by way of making a mediocre movie about mediocre politician Dick Cheney played by a surprisingly mediocre Christian Bale. At some point, and at some level, you wish the white mediocrity could be reined in, but it never is. And not actually confronting anything he did in any real way outside the lens of ludicrousness? Please, spare us. He seems to want to explore how funny is it that someone as monotone and uncharismatic as Cheney became one of the most powerful men in the world. To what end, though?
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By Jonah Weiner. A dam McKay strode through his backyard one recent afternoon to show me the exact spot where, last January, a heart attack nearly killed him. An enormous pizza floatie drifted along the edge of his swimming pool, yellow cheese aglow in the Los Angeles sun, as McKay pointed to some exercise equipment. He came over for a session in mid-January.