Journeys With George
Journeys With George (2002)

NBC News producer Alexandra Pelosi, assigned to cover George W. Bush's run for the Presidency in 2000, carried a small video camera with which she recorded events along the way. Bush is well aware of Pelosi's project, frequently… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 1, 2002
DVD Release Date: February 24, 2004
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Caryn James
New York Times

An amusing, breezily apolitical documentary about life on the campaign trail.

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Ryan Cracknell
Movie Views

Pelosi's willingness to open up and look into her own spot in the campaign frenzy makes this meta-documentary important the media and those who consume it.

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Christopher Null

All in all, an interesting look at the life of the campaign-trail press, especially ones that don't really care for the candidate they're forced to follow.

J. Hoberman
Village Voice

The movie is virtually without context -- journalistic or historical. What's worse is that Pelosi knows it.

Edward Havens

A must see for all sides of the political spectrum

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Merle Bertrand
Film Threat

A chronicle not only of one man's quest to be president, but of how that man single-handedly turned a plane full of hard-bitten, cynical journalists into what was essentially, by campaign's end, an extended publicity department.

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Linda Stasi
New York Post

It's a hoot and a half, and a great way for the American people to see what a candidate is like when he's not giving the same 15-cent stump speech.

MaryAnn Johanson
Flick Filosopher

A depressing confirmation of everything those of us who don't object to the description "unelected" have suspected all along: George W. Bush is an incurious, uncharismatic, overgrown frat boy with a mean streak a mile wide.

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Donald J. Levit
ReelTalk Movie Reviews

Shaky close-ups of turkey-on-rolls, stubbly chins, liver spots, red noses and the filmmakers new bobbed do draw easy chuckles but lead nowhere.

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