Forest Whitaker is quietly powerful as a White House servant who lived through the long battle for civil rights, writes Mark Kermode. Review of Intelligence on. Weapons of Mass Destruction. Report of a Committee of. Privy Counsellors. Chairman: The Rt Hon The Lord Butler. The Butler – review. 2 / 5 stars. What could have been a powerful story of race politics set in the White House is held back by the whiff of.