George Clooney gives a masterful performance as a basically decent human being dealing with a terminally-injured wife who cheated on him, kids he can't relate to, and a mostly dysfunctional family eager to profit from the nearly billion-dollar land estate that his family has held for generations. The real Best Picture and Best Actor in this years Oscar lineup. Go see it.
"The Ides Of March" (dir. George Clooney, 2011) --- An idealistic staffer (Ryan Gosling) for a new presidential candidate (George Clooney) gets a crash course on dirty politics during his stint on the campaign trail. Also starring Philip Seymour Hoffman and Paul Giamatti. Based on the play "Farragut North" by Beau Willimon.