Remember Last Action Hero, Arnold Schwarzenegger’s 1993 heavily meta action comedy with a frenetic, Shane Black sensibility to it? Though it’s reached cult status in the years since, it didn’t do too hot upon initial release. And over twenty years later, its star has a theory about why.
Back in 1999 President Bill Clinton held an “internet town hall” hosted by a company called [email protected] Clinton answered questions submitted from the 50,000 people watching along. And despite the fact that Clinton admitted he was “technologically impaired,” it was essentially the first presidential Ask Me Anything (AMA).
As far as political documentaries go, 1993’s The War Room stands out for showing viewers what really matters in a campaign: Not the candidate himself, but the people working behind the scenes to get him elected.