Election Day! I don't know about you, but I thought I'd be happy when the big day had come and gone! Well, November 3rd came and went, and we still don't have a definite answer of who our next president will be.
The mood of this pseudo-documentary, satirical film masterpiece (from prolific veteran television director Frankenheimer) is paranoic, surrealistic, dark, macabre, cynical, and foreboding - these elements are combined in a traditional, top-notch suspenseful thriller framework with a nail-biting, Alfred Hitchcock-like climax. The movie displays the emerging role and importance of television in broadcasting public affairs and shaping opinion, and the circus atmosphere that surrounds American politics.
Read the complete review here. This film is considered by many critics to be one of the best movies ever made. Have you ever seen it?
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