March 27, 1998 in Seven

‘Primary Colors’ A Satirical Triumph

By The Spokesman-Review
 

Given all the preconceptions that are being thrown at “Primary Colors” - from fans of Joe Klein’s novel to those overly sensitive to presidential scandals - the movie’s likely to suffer at the box office. Too bad, because this work by Mike Nichols is the best film of this young year. Boasting brilliant acting by John Travolta, Emma Thompson and Kathy Bates among others, “Primary Colors” is a triumph of political study-cum satire.

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