Film Review: The Butler

Posted on by 5WC in Film

I honestly think there will be a lot of people who go to see the Butler expecting a heart warming tale of one man’s career. A career spent serving Mr President. And a plot that takes you on a journey through the political landscape of 21st Century America as viewed from within the White House, but by a set of eyes unable to comment, influence or affect anything that happens.

Instead you get met with a story essentially evolving around the civil rights movement in the United States and one man’s journey from picking white cotton on a farm as a boy to working in a white house as a man simply to provide for his family. Read more