The Satire of Stone’s “W”

In an environment where the public seems to avoid all things political at the box office, Oliver Stone is making "W," the much-publicized biopic of President Bush.

In my latest column for The Politico, I look at Lionsgate’s plans for marketing the pic, as well as something that very few people are talking about: "W" will have elements of satire, which could in turn actually make entertaining what could otherwise be a rehash or, even worse, pedantic.

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