Robin Williams (left) stars as Dwight D. Eisenhower and Forest Whitaker plays Cecil Gaines in "Lee Daniels' The Butler."
Jane Fonda and Alan Rickman star in "Lee Daniels' The Butler."
Back on the big screen after more than a decade away, Oprah Winfrey (with Terrence Howard) plays Cecil Gaines' wife with award-worthy skill in "Lee Daniels' The Butler."
Credible from beginning to end, Forest Whitaker plays White House butler Cecil Gaines through the whole of his adult life in "Lee Daniels' The Butler."
By the time Jane Fonda shows up as Nancy Reagan and we realize that’s Alan Rickman beneath the makeup playing Ronald Reagan in “Lee Daniels’ The Butler,” we’ve been conditioned to expect the unexpected. This movie has one of the most astonishing casts of any …