25 Must-See Movies at Sundance 2015

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'Best of Enemies'
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'Best of Enemies'

Most of us can barely remember a time when political commentary on TV wasn't a trash-talking, name-calling, my-ideology-is-better-than-yours game of Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots. Filmmakers Morgan Neville (20 Feet From Stardom) and Robert Gordon travel back in time to the ground-zero year of 1968, when ABC decided to pit arch-conservative William F. Buckley Jr. and novelist/raconteur/left-wing pundit Gore Vidal against the backdrop of the year's tumultuous Democratic and Republican conventions. One "crypto-Nazi" comment and one threat of a punch "in the goddamned face" later, the concept of verbal abuse as ratings-friendly debate became an official television news game plan.

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