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But the director, who wrote the script with Chris Bergoch, avoids the traps of condescension and prurience that ensnare too many well-meaning movies about poverty in America.
Trump’s journey to the White House would have been inconceivable without the coarseness of the Clinton years, a coarseness equally attributable to popular culture and the newfound web, the president’s scandals and the prurience of his critics.
A year and a half ago, however, for the 2016 edition, photographed by Annie Leibovitz, the calendar’s raison d’être took a sharp turn from prurience to pride.
My word, there’s just no satisfying those modish, waspish British; already the backlash starts for yesterday’s darling of Christine Keeler prurience….
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