Melodrama built on contrived, shallow literary device.
There are four writers in this pretentious, turgid melodrama: a successful novelist, a plagiarist, an old man who wrote the purloined manuscript and a younger version of that character. all the artifice upon artifice amounts to very little
Charming but lightweight take on US/UK bromance.
The Special Relationship of the title refers to the 'friendship’ between Great Britain and the United States. The phrase is a political sound-bite and a historical truism, and at least, as Peter Morgan’s script here would have it, a bit of...