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Game Change

(DVD - 2013)
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
Game Change
Game Change is a searing, behind-the-scenes look at John McCain's 2008 presidential campaign, from the decision to select Alaska Governor Sarah Palin as McCain's running mate to the ticket's ultimate defeat in the general election just sixty days later. Told primarily through the eyes of senior McCain strategist Steve Schmidt, who originally championed Palin and later came to regret the choice.
Publisher: [United States] : Home Box Office, [2013]
ISBN: 0780697952
Branch Call Number: DVD MOVIE G
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (118 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.


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Ed Harris, Julianne Moore and Woody Harrelson

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No matter the outcome of this film the reality is worse then anything you can imagine. Look at what this campaign gave to America with Obama & Biden and all the liberals.

What kind of idiot would pick Sarah Palin as a running mate? Oh . . .yeah. . . right, John McCain, the guy who bombed his own aircraft carrier.

Sep 02, 2014
  • seaxfamx rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Entertaining telling of the story of what went wrong, as it relates to Sarah Palin, on the Republican side of the 2008 presidential election.

game change to me was good comedy thought it was funny and Sarha Palin thourghly embarassed her self!

Jun 29, 2014
  • blueberrymouse rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

To me, this movie showed the dark side of politics that most people have never seen or knew about.
I'm sure that some of it was "Hollywoodized."

Apr 12, 2014
  • jimg2000 rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

The film sort of chronicled the development and changes of Palin's behaviors and public performance during the 2008 McCain campaign. Nice review of those heady days.

Mar 17, 2014
  • ilove48whippets rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Great movie! Educational, entertaining and an eye-opener! Very well-done, and has an excellent cast! I recommend it!

Dec 27, 2013
  • Mr_Pear rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Full disclosure, I'm not a huge fan of Sarah Palin, though I can scarcely call myself an expert of her political life and philosophy. I really enjoyed this movie as it tried to simulate some of the rumors that surrounded the McCain/Palin presidential campaign. I have a feeling that some aspects are half-truths and dramatizations. It would be really scary if it all turned out to be true. But as the movie points out, however subtly, you can't trust everything you see on the screen. Nonetheless, Game Change is an incredibly entertaining film with an all-star cast. I can't think of a single actor or aspect that I didn't like. I would highly recommend it for anyone interested in modern historical or political fiction.

Aug 24, 2013
  • joeguy rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Julianne Moore gives an astounding performance. Total acting coup by everyone involved.

Aug 18, 2013
  • voisjoe1 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

A truly great presentation of the Palin/McCain presidential campaign. Woody Harrelson, Ed Harris, and Julianne Moore were absolutely stupendous in their roles. It astounds me to this day, that Tina Fey and Julianne Moore had the ability to capture the essence of Sarah Palin. Palin had to be one of the least knowledgeable candidates for vice-president in US history. It has never been truly explained how the McCain group made this truly historic and monumental error.

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Apr 12, 2014
  • jimg2000 rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Extensive quotes from IMBd web site such as : Rick Davis: Listen, I too wish that the American people would choose the future Abraham Lincoln or Thomas Jefferson, but unfortunately, that's not the way it works anymore. Now it takes movie-star charisma to get elected President, and Obama and Palin, that's what they are - they're stars. ---- John McCain: You're one of the leaders of the party now Sarah. Don't get co-opted by Limbaugh and the other extremists. They'll destroy the party if you let them.


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