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Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Resolved: these are the greatest debates on film

As Romney and Obama prepare to go podium to podium tonight in the time honored tradition of verbally sparring, pivoting, and dodging anything and everything the moderator throws their way, let's look at some of the cinema's master debaters:


Rocket Science is probably the best debate movie ever. (Wanna argue about it?)

Of course, some will object, citing with the sentimentality of The Great Debaters:

This scene from Ken Loach's Wind that Shakes the Barley is called "Greatest Political Debate in a Film" on YouTube: (Is it?)

Want a taste of politics?

Here's The Candidate:

Here's Ides of March:

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