The front runner (2018)

An underwhelming film with great acting by Hugh Jackman, it speaks of the real life of aspiring candidate Gary’s Hart, who was a favourite to win the presidents’ race in 1988. How a seemingly harmless challenge he presented to the press turned to be his downfall, changed the way politics and privacy have been treated since then. It could have had more impact, but left the audience with lukewarm sentiments and sympathy for the lead character.

2/5

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