Stephen’s 2 Line Review – The Armstrong Lie – Though Gibney’s Not Quite On Form, Armstrong’s Repulsive Self-Delusion Is A Fascinating Train Wreck. Compelling.
Lance Armstrong is a fascinating character. An odiously repugnant, megalomaniacal one but, like road kill, you can’t help but stare in disbelief as he clings to his own fantasies, even after (and during) his infamous confession of his doping crimes to the world via Oprah Winfrey. Writer/director Alex Gibney is an incredibly effective documentary maker who delivered a searing insight into the wormlike character of Julian Assange in We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks, a compelling expose of the […]