There was a time when movies with Big Important Themes were churned out in Hollywood, sent out to the sad Midwestern masses that needed some liberal educating.
The Butler has a serious whiff of that Old School down-talking – but, dang, it’s pretty good down-talking.
About the film
Actually, the proper title of The Butler is Lee Daniels’ The Butler, changed because Warner Bros. claimed the former as a copyrighted title – almost 100 years ago.
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