irishfilmcritic.com
DVD Review: “Hamilton: Building America” Is A Breezy, Entertaining Sweep Of U.S. History - Irish Film Critic
“Hamilton: Building America” captures the amazing life and times of our nation’s forgotten founding father: Alexander Hamilton. Exploring the iconic American political and financial institutions he helped to create — from the U.S. Mint and Wall Street to the two-party political system — it examines Hamilton’s enormous influence that still resonates today. “Hamilton: Building America” is the story of one of the great founding fathers of the United States told with verve and panache. Needless to say, interest in Alexander Hamilton has mushroomed since the sweeping success of “Hamilton,” the Broadway play. For students of American history, Hamilton’s importance would be hard to overestimate, as the documentary makes clear. Hamilton was the primary – though not most influential – …