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In the movie Civil War, there is more than one reference to the namesake of Kirsten Dunst's war photographer Lee Miller. The release of a biopic about the real-life WWII photographer couldn't be more …
The story arc of Civil War is super-simple: A carload of war journalists (led by a weary, haunted Kirsten Dunst) needs to get from point A to point B so they can interview the leader of one side of th…
It is not very often that I have felt a full-body shudder of horror from watching something on screen. But early in the documentary Collective, about the investigation and cover up following the death…
Despite being a contemporary of the classic Twilight Zone television series, the journalism/true crime show Deadline (which aired 1959-1961) literally disappeared for over 50 years, forgotten in a New…
Kicking off just before the 2016 U.S. Presidential election, the film follows the rocky trajectory of two of Ailes’ most famous accusers: Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly (Charlize Theron) and Fox & Fr…
Tracking the latter years of Colvin’s astonishing career with London’s Sunday Times and her collaboration with war photographer Paul Conroy (Jamie Dornan), the film follows the tenacious, seemingly fe…
Meryl Streep stars as real-life publisher Kay Graham, who “inherits” the reins of the Washington Post after the death of her husband. Regarded by the boys’ club of men who make up the paper’s Board of…
Based on the memoir The Taliban Shuffle by journalist Kim Barker, Whiskey Tango Foxtrot takes us into the weird, absurd, adrenaline and sex-fueled world of being an expat in a foreign country. It's wh…
Based on Finkel’s memoir of the same name, True Story centers on Longo, a seemingly upstanding husband and father, who’s accused of murdering his wife and three young children, then fleeing to Mexico,…
Measured, thoughtful and, at times, quite moving, Stewart’s political drama tracks Bahari – an Iranian-Canadian – in the days before his arrest in June 2009, and his subsequent incarceration. In Iran …
Jake Gyllenhaal, from the moment he is on screen, is fantastically riveting. I won't say he is unrecognizable in his role as Lou Bloom, a conscience-free opportunist with a shocking lack of moral comp…
Even after a century, it is surprising how many great stories can be mined from World War I. It is now truly in the past, as there are (most likely at least) very few, if any, people that fought durin…
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