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'Princess Bride' Creator William Goldman Dead At 87
The Oscar-winning screenwriter also wrote the scripts for "All The President's Men" and "Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid."
'All The President's Men' Trends On Twitter 42 Years After Release
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.
Samantha Bee Summons 'All The President's Men' To Track Trump Leaks
"Deep Throat" didn't have as much competition back in the day.
Appreciating Classic Movies for Yourself: Why the TCM Classic Film Festival Is Important
Filmmaker and Writer
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."
'Truth,' the Movie: When Truth and Power Collide
Glenn W. Smith
Glenn W. Smith is a longtime political journalist, author, and...
Directed by James Vanderbilt,
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,
Are You a Biopic Addict Like Me?
Blogger MySisterLovesMovies.com, WordPress Website Designer
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.
What Does the Source Say?
John P. David
President, David PR Group | Author:
How to Protect (or Des...
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.
A Rabbinic Take on 'All the President's Men'
Rabbi Herb Cohen
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.
25 Great Movies for Our 'Historically Illiterate' Children
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.
Movies and Politics: Truth in Fiction
John W. Whitehead
Constitutional attorney John W. Whitehead is president of The ...
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.
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Lamar Waldron's Latest Watergate Revelations: Just In Time for The Anniversary
For those who'll take their conspiracy info "neat," I am going to include here just a few of Waldron's amazing facts -- the ones I underlined in my copy of the book in red ink.
What Woodward and Bernstein Got Wrong About Watergate
Author, 'The Bern Identity'
The real crimes of the last 40 years didn't fit into the box that Woodward and Bernstein and the Watergate scandal helped to create. In the end, the real exceptionalism of Richard Nixon was merely that he was dumb enough to get caught. The rest of them all got away with it.
Robert Redford 'All the President's Men' Revisited New Documentary
The Profound Lies Of Deep Throat
Kids say the darndest things. Speaking to a college journalism class last week, I learned the students had recently seen
Join Robert Redford in Supporting ProPublica
Journalism in the Public Interest
Robert Redford is a noted civic activist, social entrepreneur and film maker. But he remains best known as an actor -- and to those in our business, investigative reporting, especially so for his role in
All the President's Men.
As He Turns 75, Thoughts on the Legacy of Robert Redford
I saw no mention of Robert Redford's birthday amongst all the pop dreck that seems to capture people's attention these days. I am going to attempt a tribute of sorts, as I can think of few people in the entertainment field more deserving.
5 Great Movies About Newspapers (VIDEO)
"Fletch" (1985): Between this, "Caddyshack" and "Vacation," Chevy Chase was at the height of his game. But playing wisecracking
5 Political Films Worth Seeing
American blogger based in London
Since it's Oscar season -- and that always gets me thinking about the movies I like -- I thought I'd share with you five political movies worth seeing:
Bob Woodward's 'Obama's Wars': Is The New Book Worth The Buzz? (POLL)
"Although the internal divisions described have become public, the book suggests that they were even more intense and disparate
The Graduate Turns 73: Dustin Hoffman's Top Ten Movies
If you hear some young, unschooled person say, "Oh, Dustin Hoffman, he played Ben Stiller's kooky dad", point them towards the other memorable characters that more accurately reflect this performer's invaluable contribution to film.
Presidential Pictures: Top Movies About The Top Job
Given the sheer scale and complexity of the Presidency in modern times, it's no surprise that a host of great films have explored the nature of our country's highest office.
: The Battle for the Pentagon Papers is Important Stage Documentary
Writer, Drama Critic
The intent behind these stage documentaries is to inform. Although billed as plays, these theatrical entries aren't that. They're news reports outfitted with theatrical accoutrements.
The State of Play of "State of Play"
Political Analyst, former presidential campaign advisor and sp...
State of Play
is a political thriller wrapped inside a journalistic thriller that works better as the latter.
Yemenis fight taboos, corruption with investigative journalism
Director of Media Unlimited
"The best thing about the training was the brainstorming, and the trainers' practical experience, in addition to the Q&A
The 10 Best "Abuse of Power" Movies
It seems we never learn the right lessons or take the right actions to protect the majority of the populace who time and again end up taking the hit for the folly of an elite few.
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