PhotobucketPhotobucketTalky dramatization of Peter Morgan’s West End play about the 1977 David Frost / Richard Nixon television interviews. The buildup and actual interview becomes a metaphor for a boxing match, a difficult back and forth in which both parties have something to gain, and much to lose. At this point, continuing to admonish the former president 3 decades after the fact is kind of like beating a dead horse. However, this entertaining film does have some interesting things to say about the power of television as well as a couple of magnificent performances.

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