ReelViews for movies starring 'Ann Dowd'
Poorly constructed endings can leave an unpleasant aftertaste even for movies that are otherwise mostly solid. That’s the case here.
Director/writer Matt Ross offers moments of genuine power and pathos that make it easy to forgive the missteps.
For the filmmakers, one tone-deaf mistake at the end doesn’t undo this compelling behind-the-scenes peek at how buffoons get elected and men of substance become political roadkill.