We last saw Christian Bale and Amy Adams together in for David O'Russell's black comedy American Hustle, in which the pair played a con-man and his seductive partner. Now their forthcoming film sees them join forces again, as they play former Vice-President of the United States Dick Cheney and his wife Lynne. Bush and Steve Carell as Donald Rumsfeld. The biopic charts Cheney's ascent from the early days of the Nixon White House to becoming 'the most powerful Vice President in history'.
Dick Cheney was born in Lincoln, Nebraska in He initially attended Yale University but flunked out twice do to trouble adjusting to college life. He attended the University of Wyoming where he obtained a Bachelor's Degree and a Master's Degree in political science. He started his doctoral studies in the University of Wisconsin-Madison but never completed it. Cheney had multiple deferments in regards to the draft of the Vietnam War do to his college career and having his first child. Dick Cheney began as an intern for Congressman William A.
Enough so that for some, the George W. With his new feature film, Vice , the onetime head writer of Saturday Night Live and longtime collaborator of Will Ferrell has subjected the former veep to what now might be called the McKay Treatment: a sardonic blend of drama, comedy, sarcasm, surrealism, and snark. But the movie—which shifts back and forth between clever farce and serious-as-a-heart-attack tragedy—is also a contemplation of power and the lust for it. McKay spoke to Mother Jones about this, post-postmodern filmmaking, the unitary executive theory, the time Cheney made a surprise phone call to Bill Clinton, and more. Mother Jones: At the moment, it seems the nation is confronting the existential crisis of Trump in the White House, at least from a progressive perspective.
Get ready for more inexplicable terror. We combed through our Creepy Cheney Image Database Archives TM and found startling evidence that the dude is basically in the bushes all the time -- or, perhaps more frightening, has perfected the ability to materialize in the bushes at opportune times to terrorize the press corps or other administration officials. There is another, more horrific explanation, which we'll explain after the jump.