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Draft dodging, insider trading, the theft of a presidential election—in comparison with George W. Bush’s track record, author J.H. Hatfield’s attempt to hire a hit man to kill his boss doesn’t really seem like such a crime. Yet, for all the highly publicized controversy surrounding the publication of Hatfield’s Fortunate Son: George W. Bush and the Making of an American President (including the author’s allegation that Dubya used his father’s connections to bury a 1972 arrest for cocaine possession, the ensuing character-assassination campaign against Hatfield by Team Bush, and St. Martin’s Press’ recall/burning of the biography) Michael Galinsky’s documentary Horns and Halos manages to keep the emphasis on a human level. The film contrasts Soft Skull Press founder Sander Hicks’ maturation from a mohawk-sporting, anti-capitalist-cliché-spouting punk to a slick-haired, suit-and-tie-wearing industry hobnobber with Hatfield’s emotional disintegration at the hands of the corporate media (and subsequent suicide). The film screens at 4:30, 7:15 (when Galinsky will discuss the film), and 11:50 p.m. (see Showtimes for other dates) at Visions Cinema Bistro Lounge, 1927 Florida Ave. NW. $8.50. (202) 667-0090. (Matthew Borlik)