This film pushes The Treasure of the Sierra Madre out of the top spot for my favourite classic film. There’s something incredibly charming about Mr. Smith Goes to Washington – appealing to the adult in me with a commentary that rings eerily but unsurprisingly true after almost eighty years, and appealing to the child in me with humour and a naive and out-of-his-depth character I can relate to. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington gives a good insight into how I feel trying to get my head around House of Cards. Continue reading “Mr. Smith Goes to Washington”
A naive man is appointed to fill a vacancy in the US Senate. His plans promptly collide with political corruption, but he doesn’t back down.