History As Pop As Camp: The Butler, Reviewed.

1. Lee Daniels is a total lunatic of a director, a man who knows nothing of restraint, decorum or moderation. Sometimes this works for him; his Precious was lurid and garish and melodramatic in a way that fit the material, making the protagonist's sufferings feel both pulpy and weirdly real. Mostly, though, it doesn't, … » 8/13/13 11:55am 8/13/13 11:55am