Power ★★½ 1986 (R)
A study of corporate manipulations. Gere plays a ruthless media consultant working for politicians. Fine cast can't find the energy needed to make this great, but it's still interesting. Lumet did better with same material in “Network.” 111m/C VHS, DVD . Richard Gere, Julie Christie, E.G. Marshall, Gene Hackman, Beatrice Straight, Kate Capshaw, Denzel Washington, Fritz Weaver, Michael Learned, E. Katherine Kerr, Polly Rowles, Matt Salinger, J.T. Walsh; D: Sidney Lumet; W: David Himmelstein; C: Andrzej Bartkowiak; M: Cy Coleman.