"Game Changer," the HBO film about Sen. John McCain's bid for the 2008 GOP presidential nomination, stars Ed Harris as McCain and Julianne Moore as Sarah Palin. There will no doubt be comparisons of Moore's performance to Tina Fey's legendary impersonation of the former Alaska governor. With the release of the first full-length trailer for "Game Changer," which premiere's March 10, we've got our first chance to get a proper look.
Now here's Fey as Palin on "Saturday Night Live":
Moore is a far more accomplished actress, and she looks even more like Palin that Fey does. But her accent seems off, almost non-existent, while Fey's accent, though cartoonish, is unmistakably Palin-esque, and she better mimics Palin's cadence.
What's weird is that the picture painted by "Game Changer" of Palin seems more absurd than Fey's iteration, as we're shown the vice-presidential hopeful on the verge of a couple of emotional breakdowns. Still, we have a hunch that when it's taken as a whole, Moore's turn will ultimately stand as the superior Palin.
But the title of Best Palin is a simple matter of Moore v. Fey. Let's not overlook Michigan mom Jenny Wright, who garnered some attention for her likeness to Palin:
Or maybe you'd prefer one of these strippers from a 2008 Palin look-a-like contest in Nevada...
And who could forget Lisa Ann?