Ides of March

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Ides of March (2011)


Ambition seduces and power corrupts in a nerve-wracking thriller from Academy Award® nominated director George Clooney (Good Night, and Good Luck). Idealistic campaign worker Stephen Meyers (Ryan Gosling) has sworn to give all for Governor Mike Morris (Clooney), a wild card presidential candidate whose groundbreaking ideas could change the political landscape. However, a brutal Ohio primary threatens to test Morris's integrity. Stephen gets trapped in the down-and-dirty battle and finds himself caught up in a scandal where the only path to survival is to play both sides. The all-star cast includes Philip Seymour Hoffman, Paul Giamatti, Marisa Tomei and Evan Rachel Wood.

Starring:

  • Ryan Gosling
  • George Clooney
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman
  • Paul Giamatti
  • Marisa Tomei
  • Jeffrey Wright
  • Evan Rachel Wood
  • Director: George Clooney
  • Executive Producer: Leonardo DiCaprio

  • During a brutal presidential primary season, an idealistic campaign staffer (Ryan Gosling) discovers a secret that could alter the race for his candidate (George Clooney).

    Specifications

    Studio Sony
    SKU 226250071
    UPC 043396392496
    UPC 14 00043396392496
    Format DVD
    Rating Rating
    Keywords
    Elections
    Political
    Scandal
    Editors Note
    Note An ambitious press secretary works overtime to land his candidate in office, but quickly becomes a victim of back-room politics in director George Clooney's adaptation of the play by Beau Willimon. Clooney, Ryan Gosling, Marisa Tomei, and Paul Giamatti star in a film written by Clooney in collaboration with Grant Heslov.
    Reviews
    Box Office 3 stars out of 5 -- "The demanding pace of IDES is part of the film's power. Energy is high and the information is dense." 09/10/2011
    Rolling Stone 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "[A] big, bruisingly funny moral fable etched in acid....THE IDES OF MARCH hits where it hurts." 10/13/2011
    Entertainment Weekly "Clooney certainly brings out the best in his actors...he has an uncanny sense of how to uncork a scene and let it bubble and flow." -- Grade: A- 10/14/2011
    Total Film 4 stars out of 5 -- "It's really about ethics and values, loyalty and betrayal, ego and hubris....George Clooney is making movies that will stand the test of time..." 11/01/2011
    Chicago Sun-Times 3 stars out of 4 -- "The movie's strength is in the acting, with Gosling once again playing a character with an insistent presence....Clooney the director brings his actor's experience to the job and attends closely to performance." 10/05/2011
    Los Angeles Times "The dialogue is smart and focused, and as a director Clooney has encouraged his cast to really tear into it." 10/07/2011
    Uncut 4 stars out of 5 -- "[T]his is Gosling's moment. It feels like we're watching an actor at a tipping point in his career, about to make the jump from talked-about cult favorite to talked-about movie star." 11/01/2011
    Movieline "George Clooney's THE IDES OF MARCH is an actors' movie, a picture that gives performers some provocative things to do..." 10/06/2011
    Sight and Sound "[T]his is a handsome, intelligently written movie that never feels like a filmed play....Clooney directs with assurance and a welcome absence of flashy camerawork..." 11/01/2011
    Actors
    Evan Rachel Wood
    Ryan Gosling
    George Clooney
    Paul Giamatti
    Cast & Crew
    Evan Rachel Wood - Star
    Ryan Gosling - Star
    George Clooney - Star
    Paul Giamatti - Star
    Philip Seymour Hoffman - Star
    Marisa Tomei - Star
    Jeffrey Wright - Star
    Jennifer Ehle - Co-Star
    Gregory Itzin - Co-Star
    John Manfredi - Co-Star
    Michael Mantell - Co-Star
    David McConnell - Co-Star
    Rohn Thomas - Co-Star
    Charlie Rose - Co-Star
    Max Minghella - Co-Star
    Chris Matthews - Co-Star
    Danny Mooney - Co-Star
    Fabio Polanco - Co-Star
    Loretta Higgins - Co-Star
    Yuriy Sardarov - Co-Star
    Bella Ivory - Co-Star
    Maya Sayre - Co-Star
    Robert Mervak - Co-Star
    Frank Jones Jr. - Co-Star
    Peter Harpen - Co-Star
    Mark Stacey White - Co-Star
    Lauren Wainwright - Co-Star
    Kris Reilly - Co-Star
    Michael D. Ellison - Co-Star
    Jill Hayley Meyers - Co-Star
    Leslie McCurdy - Co-Star
    Rob Braun - Co-Star
    Rachel Maddow - Co-Star
    Deb Dixon - Co-Star
    Neal Anthony Rubin - Co-Star
    Joe Dinda - Co-Star
    John Repulski - Co-Star
    Cherie Bowman - Co-Star
    George Clooney - Screenwriter
    Grant Heslov - Screenwriter
    David J. Webb - Assistant Director
    Phedon Papamichael - Director of Photography
    Alexandre Desplat - Composer
    Maggie Martin - Set Decorator
    Gregg Landaker - Sound Re-Recording
    Linda Cohen - Music Director
    Michael Tinger - Post-Production Supervisor
    Method Studios - Visual Effects Designer
    Dan Lemieux - Stunt Coordinator
    Del Spiva - Music Editor
    Barbara A. Hall - Production Manager/UPM
    Tom Cummins - Costumes
    Jon Taylor - Sound Re-Recording
    Beau Willimon - Source Writer
    Beau Willimon - Screenwriter
    Kevin Edwards - Hairstylist
    Kim Jones - Makeup Designer
    George Clooney - Director
    Technical Info
    Original Release Date 2011
    UPC 00043396392496
    Number of Discs 1
    Running Time 101 minutes
    Color (unknown/unconverted)
    Features
    DVD, Dolby, Dolby Digital (5.1), Aspect Ratio 2.40:1, Widescreen, English

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