Tag: newspaper

The Freshman (1925) 7.5

The Freshman (1925)

Harold Lamb's dream is to go to college and become the most popular student on campus, much like the character Speedy played by actor Lester Laurel in the movie "The College Hero". Accepted into Tate College, Harold plan...

Right to Believe (2014) 4.9

Right to Believe (2014)

Tony Morris is a local newspaper reporter with dreams of reaching the big leagues at USA Today. A snag in his plans arises when he prints a story about infidelity in the mayor's office. As a result of a retraction by the...

Woman of the Year (1942) 7.2

Woman of the Year (1942)

Tess and Sam work on the same newspaper and don't like each other very much. At least the first time, because they eventually fall in love and get married. But Tess is a very active woman and one of the most famous femin...

Mr. Klein (1976) 7.6

Mr. Klein (1976)

Paris, 1942. Robert Klein cannot find any fault with the state of affairs in German-occupied France. He has a well-furnished flat, a mistress, and business is booming. Jews facing discrimination because of laws enacted b...

Mister Max (1937) 7.1

Mister Max (1937)

Vittorio De Sica, heir to a large sum of money and owner of a newspaper vending stall, makes enough money out of his business to take a vacation at a fashionable resort. He is given a cruise ticket by an aristocrat who i...

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...

House of Time (2015) 5.6

House of Time (2015)

Robert d'Eglantine invites five of his friends to spend a week-end in his castle, lost in the woods. He explains to them that he studied secret documents on nazi scientific research during World War II. These researches ...

High Anxiety (1977) 6.7

High Anxiety (1977)

Dr. Richard Thorndyke arrives as new administrator of the Psychoneurotic Institute for the Very, VERY Nervous to discover some suspicious goings-on. When he's framed for murder, Dr. Thorndyke must confront his own psychi...

Bombshell (1933) 7.1

Bombshell (1933)

Lola Burns is at the top of the pile in Hollywood. But life ain't easy, what with her father and brother always hanging around for handouts, and devious studio publicity honcho Space Hanlon cooking up endless lurid newsp...

Kit Kittredge: An American Girl (2008) 6.5

Kit Kittredge: An American Girl (2008)

'Kit Kittredge: An American Mystery' centers around a young girl living in the struggles of the Great Depression. 10 year old Kit lives in a boarding house her parents own in Cincinnati, Ohio. She has a passion for writi...

Chicago (2002) 7.1

Chicago (2002)

Murderesses Velma Kelly (Catherine Zeta-Jones) (a chanteuse and tease who killed her husband and sister after finding them in bed together) and Roxie Hart (Renée Zellweger) (who killed her boyfriend when she discovered h...

Brothers in Blood (1987) 4.7

Brothers in Blood (1987)

War is Hell... especially NAM. A group of battle weary soldiers in Vietnam are trapped behind enemy lines. There is no way back. No help on the way. It's only a matter of time and these guys intend to "Die Fighting" Bo S...

Cimarron (1931) 5.9

Cimarron (1931)

When the government opens up the Oklahoma territory for settlement, restless Yancey Cravat claims a plot of the free land for himself and moves his family there from Wichita. A newspaperman, lawyer, and just about everyt...

5 Is the Perfect Number (2019) 5.2

5 Is the Perfect Number (2019)

Based on the namesake book, the movie follows Peppino, an old hit man in a '70 Naples, forced to come back in action by the murder of his son. This tragic event also arises reflections on life and on the society in all t...

The Count of the Old Town (1935) 5.9

The Count of the Old Town (1935)

In one of the narrow streets of the Old town of Stockholm lies hotel City. It's inhabited by mysterious characters such as 'Greven', 'Blomman' and others. The police inspector Göransson is chasing a jewel thief, 'Diamond...

Wedding Present (1936) 6.3

Wedding Present (1936)

Charlie Mason and Rusty Fleming are star reporters on a Chicago tabloid who are romantically involved as well. Although skilled in ferreting out great stories, they often behave in an unprofessional and immature manner. ...

Libeled Lady (1936) 7.9

Libeled Lady (1936)

Warren Haggerty is the chief editor of the New York Evening Star. He keeps on delaying his marriage with Gladys because of problems his newspapers must face. When a 5 million dollar lawsuit is filed by Connie Allenbury f...

Night of Terror (1933) 5.7

Night of Terror (1933)

The heirs to a family fortune are required to attend a seance at the spooky old family mansion. However, throughout the night members of the family are being killed off one by one.::Anonymous...

The Wishing Well (2009) (TV) 6.4

The Wishing Well (2009) (TV)

Small Wells is an inconspicuous Midwest town, where nothing truly spectacular happens, so whatever gets into its local newspaper, run by Mark Jansen, is 'exciting'. The local wish well actually works, but only when one '...

Fortini/Cani (1976) 6.5

Fortini/Cani (1976)

The film is a sort of presentation of Franco Fortini's book 'I Cani del Sinai'. Fortini, an Italian Jew, reads excerpts from the book about his alienation from Judaism and from the social relations around him, the rise o...

Shine (1996) 7.7

Shine (1996)

As a child piano prodigy, David Helfgott's musical ambitions generate friction with his overbearing father, Peter. When Helfgott travels to London on a musical scholarship, his career as a pianist blossoms. However, the ...

Yes Virginia, There Is a Santa Claus (1991) (TV) 7.7

Yes Virginia, There Is a Santa Claus (1991) (TV)

While newspaper writer Church struggles with the death of his wife, he receives a "special" assignment. He must answer a little girl's question about whether Santa Claus really exists. Based on a true story....

Cimarron (1960) 6.4

Cimarron (1960)

The epic saga of a frontier family, Cimarron starts with the Oklahoma Land Rush on 22 April 1889. The Cravet family builds their newspaper Oklahoma Wigwam into a business empire and Yancey Cravet is the adventurer-ideali...

Before You Say ‘I Do’ (2009) (TV) 6

Before You Say ‘I Do’ (2009) (TV)

George Murray's fiancée Jane Gardner gets cold feet after accepting his ring, terrorized by her first wedding with Doug, who cheated that very day with their wedding coordinator. After a car crash, George finds himself 1...

Hornet’s Nest (2012) (TV) 4.8

Hornet’s Nest (2012) (TV)

Robbie Amell, Michael Boatman and Michael Silver co-star in the first in this adaptation of the first novel in Cornwell's series of mysteries featuring reporter Andy Brazil, Police Chief Judy Hammer and her top deputy....

It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad World II (1988) 6.6

It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad World II (1988)

After losing their lottery winnings during the bank's closure, the Biu family's luck changes again as Bill's job promotion and daughters' education and work careers sent them and the entire family to lead their new lives...

Beware the Gonzo (2010) 6.3

Beware the Gonzo (2010)

Eddie "Gonzo" Gilman is starting a revolution. When the wild-eyed rebel journalist is ousted from his prep school's newspaper by its über-popular editor, Eddie fronts an underground movement to give a voice to all the mi...

Greetings (1968) 5.7

Greetings (1968)

An offbeat, episodic film about three friends, Paul, a shy love-seeker, Lloyd, a vibrant conspiracy nut, and Jon, an aspiring filmmaker and peeping tom. The film satirizes free-love, the Kennedy assassination, Vietnam, a...

Vanishing Point (2015) 6

Vanishing Point (2015)

17 September 1983 was a seemingly ordinary day, except that several lives in my family has changed forever. It is the day that my parents were devastatingly wounded from a car accident. My father at the time was a young ...

Not for Publication (1984) 4.9

Not for Publication (1984)

Lois Thornedyke, the daughter of a Pulitzer prize-winning journalist, writes a scandal column for a New York city tabloid. She gets a chance to upgrade her career when she uncovers a conspiracy reaching into city governm...

Background to Danger (1943) 6.4

Background to Danger (1943)

Ankara in neutral Turkey : World War Two. A town of intrigue and of provocateurs. The Germans are planning to leak maps apparently proving that the Russians are about to invade the country. American Joe Barton is in the ...

The Trouble with Husbands (1940) 7.3

The Trouble with Husbands (1940)

Benchley, in his own unique way, starts to drive his wife crazy. First he waits until just as she is serving dinner before he goes to wash his hands and shave. Then she sends him to the store for some butter, and he come...

Rad (1986) 7

Rad (1986)

The story of Cru Jones, a young man who can overcome all obstacles that prevent him from participating in the BMX race "Helltrack." As he works towards his dream, Cru falls in love with Christian, an amateur racer. With ...

Flat 211 (2017) 5.6

Flat 211 (2017)

A very unfortunate incident happens inside a Flat numbered 211. Persons connected to this flat get involved in the incident which leads to a mess. As the plot progresses the suspense, regarding the person responsible for...

The Last Metro (1980) 7.4

The Last Metro (1980)

Paris, 1942. Lucas Steiner is a Jew and was compelled to leave the country. His wife Marion, an actress, directs the theater for him. She tries to keep the theater alive with a new play, and hires Bernard Granger for the...

The Old Maid (1939) 7.6

The Old Maid (1939)

After a two-year absence, Clem Spender returns home on the very day that his former fiancée, Delia, is marrying another man. Clem enlists in the Union army and dies on the battlefield, but not before finding comfort in t...

Batwoman s1 e14 Grinning from Ear to Ear 5.9

Batwoman s1 e14 Grinning from Ear to Ear

Batwoman and Luke are on the trail of a villain targeting social media mavens. Sophie gets an unexpected visit from her mother, and Mary offers her expertise to assist Kate. Jacob Kane is approached to make good on a fav...

Siren s3 e8 ‘Til Death Do Us Part 8.6

Siren s3 e8 ‘Til Death Do Us Part

Ryn, Ben, and Maddie must protect Bristol Cove from Tia's army; Ben's injections are producing unexpected results, which alarms both him and the others; Xander juggles best man duties at Calvin's wedding while also helpi...

Dear Viola (2014) (TV) 6.1

Dear Viola (2014) (TV)

Kellie Martin plays an accountant who submits a reply to a "Dear Viola" letter to the editor that she works for, as an accountant. She has a real knack for writing to people and getting to the heart of the matter, and so...

After Life s1 e1 Episode #1.1 7.9

After Life s1 e1 Episode #1.1

Tony's cantankerous funk - which he calls a superpower - is taking a toll on his co-workers. Meanwhile, a new writer starts at The Tambury Gazette.::Netflix...