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They include 2008's The Reader with Kate Winslet, and 2004's The Manchurian Candidate alongside Denzel Washington.
"I think he may have done something during the election," Nunberg told MSNBC of the president, "but I don't know that for sure." He later told CNN that Mueller "thinks Trump is the Manchurian candidate." A reference drawn from a Cold War novel and film, a "Manchurian candidate" is an American brainwashed or otherwise compromised to work on behalf of an adversarial government.
'The [Armed Forces of the Philippines] should take note that their commander in chief is fast becoming, if he is not yet, the proverbial Manchurian candidate,' she added.
Dame Angela, 91, will be celebrated for her career spanning seven decades, during which she was nominated for three Oscars - for her first movie Gaslight in 1944, The Picture Of Dorian Gray in 1946 and The Manchurian Candidate in 1962.
The director won an Academy Award for The Silence Of The Lambs in 1991, and was responsible for films including Rachel Getting Married, Something Wild and the 2004 remake of The Manchurian Candidate as well as the landmark 1984 concert movie, Stop Making Sense featuring Talking Heads.
Before he was a "Daily Show" correspondent (from 2002 to 2006), or created the world of "Childrens Hospital" (starting in 2008), or took a dip in "Hot Tub Time Machine" (in 2010), Rob Corddry appeared in "The Manchurian Candidate," an Off Broadway production (or, as Corddry remembers it, "more like Way, Way Off Broadway") directed by John Lahr.
In late August, Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook seemed to suggest that Trump may be a sort of Manchurian candidate:  "[There are] real questions being raised about whether Donald Trump himself is just a puppet for the Kremlin in this race," Mook said on ABC.
He illustrates how the human automaton shows up in science fiction, news coverage, political speeches, and social science articles and books, in propaganda and totalitarian language, from George Orwell's 1984 to the development of the Cold War obrainwashingo scare and the satires of Shock Corridor and The Manchurian Candidate; in postwar literature and politics, such as Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man and the work of Ken Kesey and Betty Friedan; in science fiction through technologies of computation, genetics, and cybernetics related by Kurt Vonnegut, Philip K.
Salman Rushdie, the novelist best known for his highly controversial The Satanic Verses (1988), believes that Donald Trump, the business magnate who became a television personality and who is now seeking the nomination of the Republican Party for the 2016 American presidential election, is a Manchurian Candidate.
Smith Goes to Washington" and "The Manchurian Candidate" comes The Wedge, a novel of political allegory, insight and intrigue.
The enduring result is "The Manchurian Candidate,'' first as a novel, then two movies and now -- an opera.