Saturday April 30th at 7pm


Wag the Dog has the confidence to let its own jaded view speak volumes for itself.-Film.com Hilary Henkin and David Mamet’s script is gleefully hyperbolic without ever straying from its political target.-Chicago Reader Director Barry Levinson and writers Hilary Henkin and David Mamet (no less) have obviously known their share of Stanleys, and we have no trouble believing in him.-TIME Magazine The picture conveys an irresistible pleasure in fakery for its own sake, and that’s its charm.-New York Magazine The pacing is crisp, the dialogue quippy and fast, the tone arch but energetic.-VarietyWicked, poisonous fun.-Sacramento BeeA wicked smart satire on the interlocking worlds of politics and show business, Wag the Dog confirms every awful thought you’ve ever had about media manipulation and the gullibility of the American public.-Los Angeles TimesAbsurd and convincing at the same time.-Roger EbertSwift, hilarious and impossible to resist.-New York TimesPacked full of wickedly amusing details and expertly modulated performances.-Salon.comA bright idea well realized by director Barry Levinson.-Gene SiskelA very classy act of nose thumbing.-Entertainment WeeklyBetween the laughs, there are moments that ring so true they can raise goosebumps.-San Francisco ChronicleThe movie is intelligent, but it’s also a lot of fun.-ReelViewsWag the Dog nonetheless makes a perfect bookend piece for Network.-Detroit News

Saturday April 30th at 7pm


Wag the Dog has the confidence to let its own jaded view speak volumes for itself.
-Film.com
 
Hilary Henkin and David Mamet’s script is gleefully hyperbolic without ever straying from its political target.
-Chicago Reader
 
Director Barry Levinson and writers Hilary Henkin and David Mamet (no less) have obviously known their share of Stanleys, and we have no trouble believing in him.
-TIME Magazine
 
The picture conveys an irresistible pleasure in fakery for its own sake, and that’s its charm.
-New York Magazine
 
The pacing is crisp, the dialogue quippy and fast, the tone arch but energetic.
-Variety

Wicked, poisonous fun.
-Sacramento Bee

A wicked smart satire on the interlocking worlds of politics and show business, Wag the Dog confirms every awful thought you’ve ever had about media manipulation and the gullibility of the American public.
-Los Angeles Times

Absurd and convincing at the same time.
-Roger Ebert

Swift, hilarious and impossible to resist.
-New York Times

Packed full of wickedly amusing details and expertly modulated performances.
-Salon.com

A bright idea well realized by director Barry Levinson.
-Gene Siskel

A very classy act of nose thumbing.
-Entertainment Weekly

Between the laughs, there are moments that ring so true they can raise goosebumps.
-San Francisco Chronicle

The movie is intelligent, but it’s also a lot of fun.
-ReelViews

Wag the Dog nonetheless makes a perfect bookend piece for Network.
-Detroit News