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'The Ides of March,' Oct. 7

In the hectic days before a tight Ohio presidential primary, an up-and-coming campaign press secretary becomes embroiled in a political scandal that threatens his candidate's shot at the presidency. With Ryan Gosling, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Marisa Tomei and George Clooney. Written by Clooney, Grant Heslov and Beau Willimon. Directed by Clooney. Columbia PicturesSaeed Adyani / Columbia Pictures