The Hunting of the President

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  • Summary: Harry Thomason and Nickolas Perry's incendiary documentary, based on the best-selling book by Gene Lyons and Joe Conason, offers a glimpse at the genesis of these partisan vendettas and explores the myths and truths behind the nearly ten year campaign to systematically destroy the politicalHarry Thomason and Nickolas Perry's incendiary documentary, based on the best-selling book by Gene Lyons and Joe Conason, offers a glimpse at the genesis of these partisan vendettas and explores the myths and truths behind the nearly ten year campaign to systematically destroy the political legacy of the Clintons. (Regent Releasing) Expand

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  1. Positive: 9 out of 23
  2. Negative: 2 out of 23
  1. Riveting and revealing whatever views you have on the partisan issues involved.
  2. Effective piece of election-year propaganda.
  3. The film is a sobering chronicle of the depressing circus of persecution and pseudo-scandal that was the Clinton years. But why did the President provoke such ire? A movie with insight into that might actually feel new.
  4. Reviewed by: David Edelstein
    60
    A simple, chronological history, narrated with melancholy gravitas by Morgan Freeman.
  5. 60
    Worthy of being seen as more than a potential double-bill partner for "Fahrenheit 9/11."
  6. 50
    A superficial documentary based on a best-selling book by Joe Conason and Gene Lyons -- which is being released just before the ex-president's memoir hits the bookstores.
  7. 30
    What a shame that The Hunting Of The President feels like part of the problem.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 4
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 4
  3. Negative: 1 out of 4

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