Based on Lee Smith’s book of the same name, “The Plot Against The President” tells the incredible story of the Russian collusion hoax in documentary form. It’s pro-Trump, but also a work of journalistic import given the critical contributions from witnesses and stakeholders who recall the investigation in detail. What’s more, “The Plot Against The President” is stylish, making a compelling case with the benefit of Hollywood flair, rare for overtly conservative productions.
That’s easier to do when your director is a USC film school graduate and the daughter of Hollywood royalty. Such is the case with Amanda Milius, whose father is legendary writer and director John Milius, the man behind “Dirty Harry,” “Red Dawn,” and much more. “I have the unique position to be not a political person that decided to make a movie, but I’m a film person that happened to land in politics for a period of time,” she told The Federalist in a Monday interview.