Horns and Halos
Horns and Halos (2002)

In 1999, as George W. Bush's bid for the presidency was gaining momentum, free-lance writer J.H. Hatfield contracted with St. Martin's Press to write a biography of the Texas governor and son of former U.S. President George Bush.… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: June 1, 2002
DVD Release Date: October 5, 2004
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Chris Vognar
Dallas Morning News

A spry documentary that makes the most of two compelling characters.

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Chuck Wilson
L.A. Weekly

Unexpectedly moving documentary.

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MaryAnn Johanson
Flick Filosopher

An acute demonstration of the failure today of traditional media to give us a story in its entirety...

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Lisa Kennedy
Denver Post

To their credit, Hawley and Galinsky show that there are plenty of horns and halos to go around.

Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

Effective in presenting its portraits of these two men, Hatfield so depressed, Hicks so optimistic, but it's not successful at getting to the bottom of the cocaine charges.

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Frank Swietek
One Guy's Opinion

Interesting, but in an era of truly great documentaries no more than that.

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Kevin Crust
Los Angeles Times

A compelling documentary.

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Terry Lawson
Detroit Free Press

Horns and Halos benefits from serendipity but also reminds us of our own responsibility to question what is told as the truth.

Cherryl Dawson and Leigh Ann Palone

If this was just a documentary about the book, it wouldn't be nearly as effective - it works because of the human-interest aspects of the story.

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