Give the Obama campaign credit for realizing that to make a movie about these past three-plus years will require a director who is comfortable working in the myth, fantasy, science fiction, true crime and disaster genres:

With Hollywood gathering this weekend for the 84th Academy Awards, President Barack Obama has recruited Oscar-winning documentary director Davis Guggenheim to again produce a short film for his campaign.

Obama’s re-election staff in Chicago spent $162,834 on the film last month, according to the January Federal Election Commission filing. Currently in post-production, the film focuses on the president’s first three years in office, according to a campaign official.

Unfortunately for the director, “Titanic” has already been done, so he’ll have to come up with a different angle.

Let’s help with a title for the movie. I’m going with “Obama, the Movie: You have to see it to find out what’s in it.” Or maybe a Disney approach: “Solyndraella.”


18 Responses to “Perfect: ‘Inconvenient Truth’ Director to Make Short Film About Obama’s First 3 Years”

  1. SignPainterGuy on February 26th, 2012 9:52 pm

    "The Lying King" is too obvious to pass up !

  2. backwoodsconsr on February 26th, 2012 10:29 pm

    "Dumbo" has already been taken. So has "The Land of the Lost".

    How about "The Song of the Mouth"?

  3. backwoodsconsr on February 26th, 2012 10:31 pm

    "The Lost Four Years"

  4. Pasadena Phil on February 26th, 2012 10:51 pm

    I expect this film will be a remake of Tim Conway's "Dorf on Golf" only not as informative. It should be titled something like "Urkel on Golf".

    Never gets old.

  5. SignPainterGuy on February 26th, 2012 11:10 pm

    I have to agree on both counts; Tim Conway AND Dorf never get old and Urkel could never be as informative …. on anything other than "How NOT to Run a Country" !

  6. SignPainterGuy on February 26th, 2012 11:26 pm

    "All the pResident`s Men (and Women) Bundlers".

    "Nightmare On Penn. Ave.".

    "Nat`l Lampoon`s Vacation; the Re-Do".

    "The Man-Child Who Would Be King".

    "Caesar Dis-Gust-Us". or "Caesar O-Really-Us ?".

    "How to Vacation and Golf While the Nation Burns – It`s Easy With These Simple Tricks".

    "The Neverending Campaign Story".

  7. SignPainterGuy on February 26th, 2012 11:36 pm

    "Liar,Liar: Still At It After All These Years".

    "The King, The Messiah and I; An Autobiography".

  8. backwoodsconsr on February 26th, 2012 11:36 pm

    "The Towering Debtferno"

  9. Skip on February 27th, 2012 12:12 am

    Doug, I would go with your first title.

  10. backwoodsconsr on February 27th, 2012 12:26 am

    "Debt On Arrival"

    "The Keystone Stops"

    "It Was the Worst of Times, It Was the Worst of Times"

  11. Pasadena Phil on February 27th, 2012 12:33 am

    "The Man Who Fell Into The White House"

  12. SignPainterGuy on February 27th, 2012 12:41 am

    "The Keystone Stops"; my fave so far; worth a thousand words and fitting, oh so fitting !

  13. Pasadena Phil on February 27th, 2012 12:59 am

    "Debt On Arrival", that's really good.

  14. SignPainterGuy on February 27th, 2012 1:09 am

    "pResidentin` Is HARD !"

  15. Pasadena Phil on February 27th, 2012 2:00 am

    "Do The Wrong Thing"

  16. Truesoldier__ on February 27th, 2012 2:03 pm

    How to redistribute a millionaire

    Monty Python and the Quest for the Holy Green Energy

    President without a clue

    Raging Bull(sh!t))

  17. Marshall_Will on February 27th, 2012 11:57 pm

    Good ones all!

    It'd have to be a 'short' as there's so little that's fit to print. Just shows how utterly LOST this a-hole is. No amount of 'optics' is going to turn this around. Loser…

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