Movie Diary 11/11/2020

The Trial of the Chicago 7 (Aaron Sorkin, 2020). The subject has been Sorkin-ized – which is to say, for every awkward grandstanding exchange or melodramatic showdown between representative viewpoints, there’s an equal number of crackling one-liners and juicy courtroom banter. It’s all a little too packaged – even the ambiguity isn’t very ambiguous – and given the cast and subject, a disappointment.

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