The American President

The stage is set for political disaster when the president of the united states begins dating an attractive lobbyist giving his detractors ammunition to orchestrate his fall. Studio: Warner Home Video Release Date: 10/28/2008 Starring: Michael Douglas Ricahrd Dreyfuss Run time: 114 minutes Rating: Pg13What sounds like a high-concept romantic comedy pitch from hell–widower president falls for smart lobbyist while the world watches–is actually intelligent, charming, touching, and quite funny. Granted, it’s wish fulfillment all the way (when was the last time you saw a president who was truly presidential?), but in the capable hands of writer Aaron Sorkin (TV’s Sports Night) and director Rob Reiner, The American President is incredibly enjoyable entertainment with quite a few ideas about both romance and the government. Michael Douglas stars as the president, who after three years in office starts thinking about the possibility of dating. When he auspiciously encounters cutthroat e

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Gia (Unrated Edition)

Gia Carangi is a New York supermodel who can have any man, or any woman, she wants. But being loved by the world, isn’t the same as being loved by oneThere’s a reason why Cindy Crawford was dubbed “Baby Gia” when she first hit the modeling scene. Indeed, Crawford, now the world’s best-known supermodel, greatly resembled model Gia Carangi, who went from high school to the cover of British Vogue in less than two years. Carangi appeared on many more covers of Vogue (French, British, Italian, and American) and Cosmopolitan before dying of complications from AIDS (she was an IV heroin user) in 1986. Now most people recognize Carangi’s name from this powerful HBO film that stars Golden Globe-winner Angelina Jolie, who comes by her talent honestly. Jolie is the daughter of veteran actor Jon Voight, and her own training as a model serves her well–she has the moves. Throughout, she’s heartbreaking–as no doubt the real Carangi was–effective, and stunning. With good source material (Stephen

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