The Program

2.5 out of 5 stars

Despite Stephen Frears’ directing, which admittedly has its moments of inspiration and flair, John Hodge’s proficient (though occasionally over-expositional) script, and Ben Forster’s portrayal of Lance Armstrong which goes beyond impersonation to get at the man’s essence (his almost-sincere smile is a killer here); the film feels like a collection of pertinent facts and characters which only manages to scratch the surface and Armstrong remains a single-goal orientated enigma.


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