Vice: The (Somewhat) True Story of Dick Cheney

… It is beyond my understanding how in the world Adam McKay managed to reel off a film this quirky, weird, and outrageously funny, yet dark, convicting, and incendiary….

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It is beyond my understanding how in the world Adam McKay managed to reel off a film this quirky, weird, and outrageously funny, yet dark, convicting, and incendiary.

Led by the outstanding ensemble cast including Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Steve Carell, Sam Rockwell, and Tyler Perry, we are shown the scheming, manipulative rise to power of Dick Cheney to the position of VP in the US. The contrast of the dark humor and scathing political satire compared to the corruption and power-thirst of US political imagesleaders was undoubtedly a fine line to tread in this film’s production, but this balancing act was expertly-handled by writer and director McKay.

In addition to the notable acting performances, another remarkably strong aspect of this film was the surgical precision of editor Hank Corwin. Full of montages, time

Unknown-1.jpegFilm Editor Hank Corwin

jumps, and flashbacks, Corwin had to bring his A game, and did nothing…

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