Category Archives: Political Cinema

Classic Film and TV Cafe: A Fever in The Blood 1961

Source: This piece was originally posted at The Daily Review A Fever in The Blood is a picture of courtroom drama and political cinema, intrigue, and ambition. You have three powerful influential ambitious men who want to be the next … Continue reading

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Video Detective: The Seduction Of Joe Tynan Trailer 1979: About a Politician Who Wants it All and Almost Loses Everything

Source: This piece was originally posted at The Daily Review The Seduction of Joe Tynan is one of the best political movies I’ve ever seen and it reminds me a little bit of the Ted Kennedy-Jimmy Carter 1979-80 Democratic race … Continue reading

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The Merv Griffin Show: Jack Lemmon & Jane Fonda on China Syndrome in 1979

Source: This post was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus Jack Lemmon to me at least and I bet a lot of other people who knew him and are familiar with him would say was that he was a professional … Continue reading

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Conel Rad: The China Syndrome 1979- A Movie That Became a True Story

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus If you are familiar with Three Mile Island and then you see The China Syndrome, I think you would leave the movie thinking, “wow that could actually happen”. Because the … Continue reading

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NBC: The Richard Pryor Show- Richard Pryor the First African-American President?

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat I’ve never been to Fantasy Island, but now I think I know what it looks like. An African-American President of the United States, not the Federal Republic of Nigeria, but of … Continue reading

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Nevada Kubrick: Video: The Candidate 1972: The Jarman-McKay Debate

Derik Schneider on Google+ The New Democrat on Twitter This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger Even with Bill McKay’s wishy-washy answer to the first question in this debate, this is still my favorite scene in … Continue reading

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Retro Trailer Spot: Video: The Candidate 1972 Official Trailer

Derik Schneider on Google+ The New Democrat on Facebook This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger I love the movie The Candidate for several reasons.  Perhaps the main one is that it has given me an … Continue reading

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