the ides of march

This is a movie review of The Ides of March, and in a word, this movie is worth catching, no matter how you get to it.

The Ides of March on DVD

The Ides of March has a running time of 101 minutes, is rated R.  The cast includes Ryan Gosling, George Clooney, Philip Seymore Hoffman, Paul Giamatti, Evan Rachel Wood and a role where Marisa Tomei is not getting naked or acting silly!  It’s directed by George Clooney, who also co-wrote the screenplay.

The Ides of March is centered around Stephen Meyers, played by Ryan Gosling, who starts out as an idealistic political party staffer.  He’s a staffer for Governmor Mike Morris, played by George Clooney.  Meyers staff boss is Paul Zara, played by Hoffman.

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