The Front Runner

Hugh Jackman has the unfortunate problem of being a great actor whose most notable role is Wolverine.

While this isn’t a dig at Logan or any other movie where Jackman played the knife-knuckle man, the man is more talented than to just play a singular character for nearly 20 years.

So call me intrigued with this new trailer for Jason Reitman’s THE FRONT RUNNER which follows Jackman as then likely 1988 presidential candidate Gary Hart and his respective fall from grace.

Seeing as it is an election year, the movie looks to be a commentary on today’s major political figures (guess who) and how reporters cover them.

Is it Oscar Bait?

Probably, but THE FRONT RUNNER appears to be a relevant in today’s political climate which is always welcome.

Watch the trailer and judge for yourself below.

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