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The Butler

Lee Daniels‘ The Butler
Forest Whitaker, Oprah Winfrey
Theater release: Aug 16, 2013
PG-13, 2 hr. 6 min.

Title: A man who served history (plus a laundry list of celebrities who played the presidents)

Story: man rises from humble beginnings to work at the White House, serving 8 U.S. presidents

Yay or Nay? 3 1/2 out of five stars

Bonus points: Forest Whittaker and Oprah Winfrey

Anti-bonus points: felt too much like a documentary

Recommendation: for everyone

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