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Casino Jack and the United States of Money

Movie Review: The Fifth Estate

Marshall Fine | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

In The Fifth Estate, Condon and writer Josh Singer, working from a couple of books by participants in the Wikileaks story, retell the tale of Julian Assange (Benedict Cumberbatch).

HuffPost Review: Casino Jack

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

It's a tragedy that director George Hickenlooper didn't live to see the release of his film, Casino Jack. This fun film encapsulates the hubris that marked the career of uber-lobbyist Jack Abramoff.

Alex Gibney, Jack Abramoff and the Corruption of US Politics

Brad Schreiber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Brad Schreiber

There is a limit, no matter how judicious a film's construction, to audience comprehension. In the case of Casino Jack and the United States of Money, Gibney entertains as well as enlightens.

'Casino Jack' Discussion (VIDEO): Ryan Grim Hosts Discussion On Lobbying, Campaign Finance Reform

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Do you know where your politicians are getting their money? Join The Huffington Post's Ryan Grim Tuesday night at 9 p.m. EST for a discussion about ...

Bob Ney, Neil Volz Go From Abramoff Power Brokers To Ex-Cons

Roll Call | Anna Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Jack Abramoff left a big handprint on everyone he touched. Just ask former Rep. Bob Ney (R-Ohio) and his one-time top aide Neil Volz....

Jack Abramoff Working At Kosher Pizzeria, Still A Putz

Benyamin Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Benyamin Cohen

Jack Abramoff, he of felonious fame, is now working at a kosher pizza joint in Baltimore. As part of his "community service," Abramoff will spend six months working at Tov Pizza.

Arthur Delaney

Alex Gibney, 'Casino Jack' Filmmaker, Blasts Citizens United Decision (VIDEO) | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

In a webisode promoting his film "Casino Jack and the United States of Money," a documentary about disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff, director Alex Gib...

Live from Sundance Film Festival 2010: Day 4

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I didn't walk out of Lovers of Hate but people around me did and the urge for flight was strong. Thankfully, this turgid comedy eventually developed a modicum of suspense.