At the end of Alex Gibney’s Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer
, odds are you’ll dislike most everybody you’ve spent the last two hours with -- the lone exception being Gibney himself.
With the tenacity of the best investigative journalists, Gibney tackles a bunch of topics, and teaches his audience about them in the most entertaining and accessible ways imaginable. In the film’s opening, he details how Eliot Spitzer, while attorney general of New York, uncovered the illegal and ultimately harmful techniques being used by the heads of various powerful financial institutions. In layman’s terms, Gibney explains their dirty-dealings, and then l...