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Baker has undeniably hit upon a hot-button topic, but his exploitative approach helps Moore's film assume the gravitas of a PBS documentary; Baker's own work more closely approximates that of a lurid Fox network reality series.
In this painting, Reed really seems to be having it all--humor and gravitas, improvisation and cunning, even the beds and videos.
Mrs Kennedy was widely credited with helping her husband to shed the chat-show politician image of earlier years and develop greater gravitas as a leader.
Don't think: Lipton is wonderful as he straight-facedly lists Tom Cruise's MTV Movie Awards and Blockbuster Entertainment Awards with precisely the same reverential gravitas as he does his Oscar nominations.
Kennedy is working at the gravitas - and on the Frost Programme yesterday he exuded more self-confidence than David Blunkett, who is no slouch.
And he lacks the gravitas and imagination to pull off somber remembrances of slavery or the Holocaust.