As filmmakers, the team of Nickolas Perry and Harry Thomason (longtime Clinton allies) have some learning to do - Rule #1: interspersing your talking-heads with nonsensical stock footage for comic relief gets old fast - but their connections with Bill served them well. There's a steady stream of A-list commentators, from usual suspects like James Carville and Paul Begala, including media icons like the Washington Post's Howard Kurtz and The New Yorker's Jeffery Toobin, and even some unexpected ones like Jerry Falwell - basically there to say he doesn't agrees or disagree with a popular documentary his TV show aired which claimed Clinton was a murderer and drug smuggler - who lay out, in sometimes excruciating detail, how the right-wing fringe went after the president, and the lives they ruined along the way.
Continue reading: The Hunting Of The President Review
The film is almost half an hour longer than 'The Force Awakens'.
The film is expected to continue without Mendes' involvement.