Tag: journalism

State of Play (2009) 7.1

State of Play (2009)

A petty thief is gunned down in an alley and a Representative's assistant (Maria Thayer) falls in front of a subway, two seemingly unrelated deaths. But not to wisecracking, brash newspaper reporter Cal McAffrey (Russell...

Amanda Knox (2016) 6.9

Amanda Knox (2016)

American exchange student Amanda Knox is convicted and eventually acquitted for the 2007 death of another student in Italy.::Anonymous...

The Insider (1999) 7.8

The Insider (1999)

Balls-out 60 Minutes (1968) Producer Lowell Bergman (Al Pacino) sniffs a story when a former research biologist for Brown & Williamson, Jeff Wigand (Russell Crowe), won't talk to him. When the company leans hard on Wigan...

Rosewater (2014) 6.6

Rosewater (2014)

Based of a true story about a journalist who gets detained and brutally interrogated in prison for 118 days. The journalist Maziar Bahari was blindfolded and interrogated for 4 months in Evin prison in Iran, while the on...

Mr. Jones (2019) 6.8

Mr. Jones (2019)

Based on real events, the dramatic thriller "Gareth Jones" chronicles a British investigative journalist as he travels deep into the Soviet Union to uncover an international conspiracy. His life-or-death journey inspires...

Year of the Gun (1991) 5.6

Year of the Gun (1991)

David Raybourne is an American journalist covering political news in Italy during the 1970's. He is involved with the Red Brigades when trying to help a friend (Alison King), who photographed them in action and discovers...

“Full Frontal with Samantha Bee” (2016) 5.8

“Full Frontal with Samantha Bee” (2016)

One of the most unique and visible comedic voices on television is coming to TBS in Full Frontal with Samantha Bee. Breaking up late-night's all-male sausage fest, this new show from the longtime Daily Show correspondent...

Mashaal-1984 7.4

Mashaal-1984

MASHAAL is a story about Vinod (Dilip Kumar) an honest, fearless editor of an outspoken newspaper, Raja (Anil Kapoor) a man from the slums who takes to black marketing to make his living and Vardhan (Amrish Puri) who is ...

Time after Time-2011 6.1

Time after Time-2011

Thirty year old Richard Kerm knew that he wanted to be an investigative journalist ever since he was a teenager, he dropping out of school at age sixteen to work at The Eagle - the local newspaper edited by Burt Delfino ...

The Journalist-2019 6.3

The Journalist-2019

It is the job of the press to cover corporate crime, government plots and society. It is in this context that young female reporter on the beat Erika rolls up her sleeves and goes to work regarding what seems to be a gov...

You Call It Passion-2015 5.8

You Call It Passion-2015

A movie based on the original novel by Lee Hye-rin about a young female reporter who struggles to survive in the war of entertainment news.::anonymous...

Who Killed Cock Robin?-2017 7.1

Who Killed Cock Robin?-2017

The story about an ambitious journalist who eagerly pursues a long-forgotten accident. When the sole survivor of the accident suddenly disappears, he realizes that nothing is what it seems, and the unimaginable dark trut...

Prozac Nation-2001 6.3

Prozac Nation-2001

Christina Ricci stars as Lizzie, a prize-winning student heading off to Harvard where she intends to study journalism and launch a career as a rock music critic. However, Elizabeth's fractured family situation including ...

Mike Wallace Is Here-2019 6.8

Mike Wallace Is Here-2019

For over fifty years, 60 Minutes' fearsome newsman Mike Wallace went head-to-head with the 20th century's most influential figures. Relying exclusively on archival footage, Mike Wallace Is Here interrogates the interroga...

WORLD’S MOST DANGEROUS PAPER ROUTE-2018 -

WORLD’S MOST DANGEROUS PAPER ROUTE-2018

The story of the unsung heroes who deliver the 'Stars And Stripes' military newspaper to soldiers in Afghanistan. Part of the film shows the paper delivery to Camp Lightning after 90 minutes on a Chinook helicopter, two ...

The Post-2017 7.2

The Post-2017

When American military analyst, Daniel Ellsberg, realizes to his disgust the depths of the US government's deceptions about the futility of the Vietnam War, he takes action by copying top-secret documents that would beco...

Bowling for Columbine-2002 7.9

Bowling for Columbine-2002

The United States of America is notorious for its astronomical number of people killed by firearms for a developed nation without a civil war. With his signature sense of angry humor, activist filmmaker Michael Moore set...

Spotlight-2015 8.1

Spotlight-2015

When the Boston Globe's tenacious "Spotlight" team of reporters delves into allegations of abuse in the Catholic Church, their year-long investigation uncovers a decades-long cover-up at the highest levels of Boston's re...

City of Gold-2015 7.1

City of Gold-2015

CITY OF GOLD is about the transformative power of food and food writing in how we experience where we live. Pulitzer Prize winning critic, Jonathan Gold, is our VIrgilian guide, casting his light upon a vibrant and growi...

Snowden-2016 7.3

Snowden-2016

SNOWDEN stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt and is written and directed by Oliver Stone. The script is based on the books The Snowden Files: The Inside Story of the World's Most Wanted Man by Luke Harding and Time of the Octopus ...

Street Smart-1987 6.4

Street Smart-1987

Magazine reporter Jonathan Fisher, in danger of losing his job, promises to write a factual hard-hitting story of prostitution. But when he tries to get information from the subjects, he is ignored. So he ends up faking ...

Absence of Malice-1981 6.9

Absence of Malice-1981

Mike Gallagher is a Miami liquor wholesaler whose deceased father was a local mobster. The FBI organized crime task force have no evidence that he's involved with the mob but decide to pressure him into perhaps revealing...

The Year of Living Dangerously-1982 7.1

The Year of Living Dangerously-1982

Guy Hamilton is a journalist on his first job as a foreign correspondent. His apparently humdrum assignment to Indonesia soon turns hot as President Sukarno electrifies the populace and frightens foreign powers. Guy soon...

City of Ghosts-2017 7.4

City of Ghosts-2017

A documentary that follows the efforts of "Raqqa Is Being Slaughtered Silently," a handful of anonymous activists who banded together after their homeland was taken over by ISIS in 2014. With deeply personal access, this...

The Front Page-1974 7.3

The Front Page-1974

When Hildy Johnson, the top reporter of a Chicago newspaper announces that he is quitting to get married, his editor, Walter Burns desperately tries to change his mind. When denial, cursing, and luring don't work, Walter...

Nightcrawler-2014 7.9

Nightcrawler-2014

NIGHTCRAWLER is a thriller set in the nocturnal underbelly of contemporary Los Angeles. Jake Gyllenhaal stars as Lou Bloom, a driven young man desperate for work who discovers the high-speed world of L.A. crime journalis...

The Tree, the Mayor and the Mediatheque-1993 7.2

The Tree, the Mayor and the Mediatheque-1993

In 1992, the socialist mayor of a little French town with the help of his contacts in Paris get the money to build a multimedia house. But the socialist party lose his majority in the election. But... But... Well everyth...

Where the Buffalo Roam-1980 6.7

Where the Buffalo Roam-1980

The deranged adventures of Gonzo journalist Hunter Thompson and his attorney Oscar Acosta, referred to in the movie as "Laslow". Thompson attempts to cover the Super Bowl and the 1972 Presidential election in his typical...

Up Close & Personal-1996 6.2

Up Close & Personal-1996

This is a telling of the Jessica Savitch story, the newswoman who, in the 1970's, became the "First Woman Anchor". Sally/Tally is taken under the wing of Warren in a Miami newsroom and becomes a news star on TV. Despite ...

Network-1976 8.1

Network-1976

In the 1970s, terrorist violence is the stuff of networks' nightly news programming and the corporate structure of the UBS Television Network is changing. Meanwhile, Howard Beale, the aging UBS news anchor, has lost his ...

I Love Trouble-1994 5.3

I Love Trouble-1994

Veteran reporter Peter Brackett is enjoying new found fame after his book, "White Lies" is published. When he is asked by his newspaper "The Chicago Chronicle" to report on a train crash, he notices new reporter Sabrina ...

Teacher’s Pet-1958 7.1

Teacher’s Pet-1958

James Gannon, the hardboiled city editor of a newspaper, believes that the only way to learn the business is by way of the School of Hard Knocks, and has a very low regard for college-taught journalism, so he's not pleas...

Ace in the Hole-1951 8.2

Ace in the Hole-1951

Charles Tatum, a down-on-his-luck reporter, takes a job with a small New Mexico newspaper. The job is pretty boring until he finds a man trapped in an old Indian dwelling. He jumps at the chance to make a name for himsel...

Full Metal Jacket-1987 8.3

Full Metal Jacket-1987

A two-segment look at the effect of the military mindset and war itself on Vietnam era Marines. The first half follows a group of recruits in boot camp under the command of the punishing Gunnery Sergeant Hartman. The sec...

The Devil Wears Prada-2006 6.9

The Devil Wears Prada-2006

In New York, the simple and naive just-graduated in journalism Andrea Sachs is hired to work as the second assistant of the powerful and sophisticated Miranda Priestly, the ruthless and merciless executive of the Runway ...

Shock and Awe-2017 6.1

Shock and Awe-2017

A group of journalists covering former President George W. Bush's planned invasion of Iraq in 2003 are skeptical of the President's claim that Saddam Hussein has "weapons of mass destruction."...

His Girl Friday-1940 7.9

His Girl Friday-1940

Having been away for four months, Hildy Johnson walks into the offices of the New York City based The Morning Post, where she is a star reporter, to tell her boss, editor Walter Burns, that she is quitting. The reason fo...