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Monday, April 21, 2014

Lee Daniels' The Butler by Lee Daniels, 2013 (PG-13)

with Forest Whitaker (Out of the Furnace, Flight), Oprah Winfrey (The Princess and The Frog), John Cusack (The Paperboy), Jane Fonda (Peace, Love & Misunderstanding), Cuba Gooding Jr. (American Gangster), Terrence Howard (Ray, The Company You Keep, The Princess and the Frog, Dead Man Down), Lenny Kravitz (The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, The Hunger Games, Precious), James Marsden (Superman Returns), David Oyelowo (Jack Reacher, Rise of the Planet of the Apes, Lincoln, The Paperboy), Vanessa Redgrave (The Whistleblower), Alan Rickman (Galaxy Quest, Love Actually, Alice In Wonderland, Snow Cake, Harry Potter), Liev Schreiber (X-Men Origins: Wolverine), Robin Williams (Deconstructing Harry), Mariah Carey (Precious), Clarence Williams III, Alex Pettyfer (In Time, Magic Mike, Beastly)
From the director of Precious and The Paperboy

Oscar-winner Forest Whitaker delivers a powerful performance as Cecil Gaines, who served as the White House butler under eight presidents. His three decades of service unfold against a backdrop of unparalleled change in American history.

I need to quote that one, I never do and for once, I cannot even tell who wrote that. So here is from the person who wrote on Netflix "Good intentions don't necessarily make good movies. Forest Whitaker is very good but all the stunt casting (to cite a famous critic) made some of it seem like an SNL skit. Robin Williams is Robin Williams as Eisenhower. Oooh look! It's Jane Fonda! And Oprah should NEVER try to act. [...]" and 95 out of 96 members found this review helpful! I found it hilarious and right on... Here is another one: "[...] HEAVY-handed -- but then, anything Oprah puts her stamp on is! And, a horrible choice of actors to play the presidents -- John Cusack as Nixon??? Robin Williams as Eisenhower??? What were they thinking??? And please... stop casting Mariah Carey in anything!" Although I would add it is a good way to summarize the changes in politics in the US.

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