Evaluation roundup: Showtime’s ‘The Comey Rule’ gifts an untrue hero and a scary film villain

Evaluation roundup: Showtime’s ‘The Comey Rule’ gifts an untrue hero and a scary film villain

Brendan Gleeson as Donald Trump and Jeff Daniels as James Comey in Showtime’s “The Comey Rule.”

Hollywood is inexplicably enthusiastic about mythologizing the Trump presidency.

Perhaps it is as a TV personality long before he was anything else, and because Hollywood loves adapting American history with old-fashioned heroes and villains and a heaping dose of star power because we knew him. However the difference between building a tv show about Abraham Lincoln plus one about Donald Trump — aside from almost anything about those guys — is the fact that the latter remains enacting record on a basis that is daily. Continue reading “Evaluation roundup: Showtime’s ‘The Comey Rule’ gifts an untrue hero and a scary film villain”