All the President's Men
The Oscar-winning screenwriter also wrote the scripts for "All The President's Men" and "Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid."
Some people who watched the 1976 movie on MSNBC saw parallels between the Watergate scandal and the investigation into the Russian role in the 2016 election.
"Deep Throat" didn't have as much competition back in the day.
Each spring, the TCM Classic Film Festival arrives in Hollywood, sparking pleasant reflections on what it is for a film to be considered "a classic."
Directed by James Vanderbilt, Truth tells the story of 2004's controversial 60 Minutes II broadcast questioning George W. Bush's military service record. It stars Robert Redford as Dan Rather and Cate Blanchett as producer Mary Mapes. This time, Truth prevails.
Biopics are often the critics favorites as well, frequently proving themselves as Oscar and Golden Globe contenders. Plus, given the variety of biopic categories, there's something on the menu for everyone.
If you are ever in a situation where you want to share sensitive information with a journalist, the most important rule (after calling a PR person to help you) is to set very clear ground rules about attribution before the conversation starts.
Woodward and Bernstein seem like two Talmud study partners who continually probe each other to ascertain the truth. Each questions the other, and is unafraid of challenging or criticizing his friend.
If history itself is comprised of human stories, great movies can make those stories feel even more immediate, more human. With that in mind, here are twenty-five of my favorite historical films, and the subjects they cover.
By way of television, politics has become a form of entertainment, dominated by money and profit, imagery and spin, hype and personality. So maybe it's time to turn off the tube and pop in a DVD.