Film Review: The Ides of March

“There’s exceptions to every rule,” admits Ryan Gosling to George Clooney in political thriller The Ides of March. Well, if the film’s anything to go by, in the world of politics, there are no rules at all. Except of course that teeny and, for the most part, unspoken one about not fooling around with interns. But surely of all the heinous mistakes a politician can make, that’s not the vital thing that could potentially sabotage their campaign…or is it?