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Revisiting drama of hanging chad

Director Jay Roach, a comedy veteran, turned to something more serious in 'Recount' - a film about the 2000 election. Director Jay Roach, a comedy veteran, turned to something more serious in "Recount" - a film about the 2000 election. (Stuart ramson/ASSOCIATED PRESS)
By Joanna Weiss
Globe Staff / May 23, 2008

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It was a dark, unsettling time, that period just after the 2000 presidential election. It was a brief-but-bonafide democratic crisis. But watch "Recount," HBO's film about the frenzied legal battle in Florida, and somewhere between the Katherine Harris makeup job and the discussion of how the plural of "chad" is "chad," another truth becomes clear: This movie, at least sometimes, ... (Full article: 831 words)

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