8 Academy Award Nominations – Christian Bale (Best Actor), Sam Rockwell (Best Supporting Actor), Amy Adams (Supporting Actress), Best Director, Best Editing, Makeup & Hair, Best Original Screenplay, Best Motion Picture
6 Golden Globe Nominations, & Golden Globe Winner – Christian Bale (Best Actor)
VICE explores the epic story about how a bureaucratic Washington insider quietly became the most powerful man in the world as Vice-President to George W. Bush, reshaping the country and the globe in ways that we still feel today. The film reunites McKay with Christian Bale (THE BIG SHORT), who stars as Cheney, and also features Sam Rockwell as George W. Bush and Amy Adams as Mrs. Lynn Cheney. Following years as head writer at Saturday Night Live and as a collaborator with Will Ferrell on his comedies, writer/Director Adam McKay won an Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay for THE BIG SHORT about the 2007-08 financial meltdown. Now he offers his take on behind the scenes at Bush the Second’s Presidency as Dick Cheney became the most powerful Vice President in history, and his policies changed the world as it once was.
(US/ 2018 / Directed by Adam McKay)
R / 2 hrs 12 mins.