Friday, April 6, 2018
Movie Review: Chappaquiddick (2018)
Jim Pagiamtzis review:
Political thriller of untold true story of accident that occured at Chappaquiddick Island. Sentator Ted Kenndy (Jason Clarke) went on late night car ride with Mary Jo Kopechne (Kate Mara).
What happens next follows twist and turns on the truth and how Ted Kennedy faught to save his political career. Great performances by Ed Helms (Joe Gargan) Jim Gaffigan (Paul Markham) and Bruce Dern (Joe Kennedy).
Rating 7 out 10
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On July 18, 1969, Sen. Ted Kennedy drives his car off of a bridge on Massachusetts' Chappaquiddick Island. The accident results in the death of passenger Mary Jo Kopechne, a 28-year-old campaign strategist who worked for Kennedy. The ongoing investigation into the mysterious and scandalous events forever alters his political legacy -- and ultimately changes the course of presidential history.