solid but slightly disappointing; The strong and sprawling supporting cast gives the movie its snap, crackle, and pop, and its sharpest observations. But too often even that.. feels like it's been sitting in a bowl of milk too long
Jason Reitman chronicles this sprawling opera by taking a layered and ensemble-heavy page from legendary director Robert Altman. Hugh Jackman's impressive portrayal of Hart is at the center of "The Front Runner"
a lively but superficial chronicle of a politician's freefall; the film..is both provocative and somewhat disappointing; Given the limitations of the role, Jackman delivers one of his finest performances