Friday, June 26, 2009

Drama, Drama, Drama

We watched Frost/Nixon tonight, and, well, Imladris called it a "liberal orgasm". My mom had different words for it, but yeah, it pretty much was two hours of OMG NIXON CRAZY BASTARD and oh, wait, he might be getting dementia or possibly be an alcoholic we're not sure so we're just going to shove it in at the end of the movie.

I'm no Nixon fan, don't get me wrong. But I've watched the actual Frost/Nixon interviews, and while he definitely admitted some wrongdoing, he certainly never admitted to obstruction of justice, and not a whole lot of other major bombshells were dropped. At no point did Kevin Bacon rush in to stop the tape before he admitted to criminal activity.

I would like to put forth the theory that, amongst all of the untruths, the one that said John Birt looked like Matthew McFayden is one of the most egregious.


rockford said...

I believe I stated that there were other words which could have been used to describe said movie - and when I was told that there were indeed none, I mentioned that I had gotten through all of these years of life without using such terms and I was a lawyer - and lawyers talk for a living... Anyway, even though the movie was totally a Hollywood version of what happened and may not have even vaguely resembled any truth at all, I really enjoyed it...give me a good Watergate story anytime -- remember, my Father and I may have entered the Watergate Howard Johnsons, without acturally staying there, just to get a picture of the door to the room where the assistants hung out during the breakin...such fun!!! I just love that place...!!!:) One of the most fun pictures I ever took....he sure was a good sport to go along with me on that one...

Anonymous said...

He was a good sport to take me to atica prison:):)