Let’s discuss demagogues in the movies and TV. Could it happen here? (apologies to Sinclair Lewis) – some would say it already has...
JEEVES & WOOSTER (1990-93)
THE PLOT AGAINST AMERICA (2020)
A FACE IN THE CROWD (1957) – remind you of anyone?
Then there were three from Burt Lancaster:
THE RAINMAKER (1956)
ELMER GANTRY (1960)
SEVEN DAYS IN MAY (1964)
V FOR VENDETTA (2005)
ALL THE KING’S MEN (1949)
THE CHILDHOOD OF A LEADER (2016)
Was the V mini-series prophetic…?
1984 (1984): the boot’s on the other foot for John Hurt this time…and ‘stamping on a human face— forever.’
On a lighter note.
Who’s this little chap from The Boys from Brazil (1978)?
Let’s discuss a few I might have overlooked…