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'Frost/Nixon': Frosted Dicknew

Like Oliver Stone, Ron Howard paints Nixon a little more sympathetically than many of us who remember the era are likely to warm to. Nixon was an unlovable scoundrel, a villain who would have dismantled the Constitution, had he been able to.
Los Angeles CityBeat  |  Andy Klein  |  12-05-2008  |  Reviews

'Frost/Nixon' Prioritizes Media Over Politicsnew

Frost/Nixon dramatizes the series of 1977 TV interviews that British chat host David Frost did with President Richard Nixon following his resignation after the Watergate scandal. A minor TV event -- on the level of Billie Jean King beating Bobby Riggs at tennis -- Howard confers it lunatic importance.
New York Press  |  Armond White  |  12-04-2008  |  Reviews

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