Journalist Cal McAffrey is assigned to cover the murder of an assistant to U.S Congressman Stephen Collins. McAffrey’s investigation about his old friend’s assistant leads to the discovery of a cover-up that involves many prominent Washington D.C. politicians. Continue reading “@themovies State of Play (2009)”
Broadcast News is the 1987 comedy/drama set at a regional television news bureau in Washington D.C. Continue reading “@themovies Broadcast News (1987)”
Kirk Douglas stars in the 1951 film Ace In The Hole, which tells the story of Charles Tatum, a newspaper reporter in search of a big story. Continue reading “@themovies: Ace in the Hole (1951)”
Christine stars Rebecca Hall in the film based on the true story of Christine Chubbuck, a TV reporter in Sarasota, Florida, in 1974.
Anyone who grew up in that era may remember the story and know how this movie is going to end.
But if you didn’t and before reading any spoiler alerts, this dramatic film is worth checking out for Hall’s stellar performance. Continue reading “@themovies: Christine (2016)”
Call Northside 777 is the movie based on the true story of a newspaper reporter assigned to respond to an advertisement which offers a $5,000 reward to find the killers of a police officer. Continue reading “@themovies: Call Northside 777 (1948)”