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Steven Spielberg crafts a riveting watch!

12 January 2018, 12:28 | Anna Nguyen

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Hanks, who plays famed editor Ben Bradlee in the historical drama, looked sharp in a two-piece light grey suit, over which he wore a knee-length black wool coat.

As Bradlee, Hanks doesn't quite measure up to the standard set by Jason Robards in "All the President's Men", but he's serviceable. McNamara ordered an in depth study of the nation's strategy in Vietnam that concluded no matter what is done the USA will fail. The New York Times has gotten its hands on The Pentagon Papers and intends to publish them. We get Alison Brie as Kay's daughter, David Cross as a Post editor, and Zach Woods as a Post lawyer. "That would be a pretty good ticket".

That's unimportant anyway. What's most important is the story.

Spielberg also dots the cast with comedians, who make this movie feel like an ensemble piece despite the headliners. Screenwriter Liz Hannah completed a draft a week before the 2016 election, and after Spielberg received the script for producers Amy Pascal and Kristie Macosko Krieger, he kicked production into high gear. The New York Times was the first outlet to report on the papers, after RAND Corporation military analyst Daniel Ellsberg (played by Matthew Rhys in the film) leaked the documents to them, but after The Times was temporarily banned from printing its details, The Post moved in on the story and shared all about how the government was lying to the public about the Vietnam War and the progress that was being made. Even better, Hannah, Singer and Spielberg use this as a venue to ask some ethics questions that are very applicable to journalism today.

"The Post" doesn't sugarcoat some major conflicts of interest. Mrs. The film explores that in depth. Bradlee is a no-nonsense journalist. He didn't really think that deeply about his connections to powerful posts or how his personal beliefs impact the editing and focus of the newspaper. You can see more of her movie previews and reviews weekdays at 9 am. "This movie became about representation as much as it was about any other form of oppression..." Their work is always exemplary, and the two could probably just stand and smile at the screen for two hours and get rave notices.

The Times ran three front-page stories based on the information in the papers, before being ordered to cease, pending a a court case to test the legality of publication.

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Early past year, when director Steven Spielberg saw and heard what was unfolding in the new Trump White House, he seized the script for this film about uncovering government lies and he ran with it.

Hanks said: "I believe Oprah wakes up in the morning and both personally and professionally wonders what she can do specifically in order to make the world a better place". "I knew this film was resonating when all white people simultaneously stopped bringing up Obama in conversations with me", Peele said.

The writing, as you would expect, never misses an opportunity to draw a parallel between Nixon and the current occasional occupant of the Oval Office, but it's not overdone or intrusive.

Rated PG-13 for language and brief war violence. It's playing at Regal's Columbia Center 8, the Fairchild Cinemas Pasco and Queensgate 12s and at Walla Walla Grand Cinemas.

You have already seen Star Wars.

"You will see specific and seismic shift in literally the proportion of women who are now going to be running things".

2 stars to 1 star: Don't bother.

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