MOVIE REVIEW: The Ides of March (2011)
How to win an election and lose your soul at the same time
March 15, the date known as “The Ides of March,” was the day back in 44 B.C. when Roman Emperor Julius Caesar was assassinated in the Roman Senate by a group of senators headed by Marcus Junius Brutus, one of Caesar’s most trusted lieutenants.
It’s no coincidence that this film about backbiting, infighting, and betrayal in American politics was named “The Ides of March” since it’s a story of a frontrunner fictional candidate, Pennsylvania…