Eugene Jarecki’s ramshackle, occasionally provocative, and frequently entertaining documentary on Elvis Presley gets some things wrong.
RoosevElvis turns out to a sort of slaphappy homage to two American legends, a genial romp that sticks to stereotypes.
Elvis Presley and Richard Nixon connect in their joint emotional poverty in this funny, charming, yet somewhat fluffy film.
Award-winning historian Joel Williamson would seem to have the credentials to illuminate Elvis as a distinctly Southern phenomenon.
The audience, mostly gray-haired seniors and aging baby boomers, walked out with smiles on their faces, as did I.