Tag: newspaper

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...

Prodigal Son s1 e18 Scheherazade 8.3

Prodigal Son s1 e18 Scheherazade

A ballet dancer is mysteriously poisoned; Jessica reunites with an old friend; Bright and Eve turn to Martin for answers regarding the girl in the box. (Bell TV)::Sammy Archer...

Alice and the Mayor (2019) 6.4

Alice and the Mayor (2019)

The mayor of Lyon, Paul Théraneau, is in a delicate position. After 30 years in politics, he is running out of ideas, feeling like an existential emptiness. To overcome this, Paul hires a young and brilliant philosopher,...

Duncanville s1 e8 Judge Annie 6.3

Duncanville s1 e8 Judge Annie

Annie gets her own public access court show after a confrontation with a rich resident who forced the Harrises from their favorite swimming spot.::Anonymous...

The Personals (1998) 7.1

The Personals (1998)

An attractive and successful doctor places a personal ad in a newspaper to try to meet (and eventually marry) Mr. Right. A succession of blind dates ensues, featuring men who are lonely, desperate, dangerous and perverte...

Call Northside 777-1948 7.4

Call Northside 777-1948

In 1932, a cop is killed and Frank Wiecek sentenced to life. Eleven years later, a newspaper ad by Frank's mother leads Chicago reporter P.J. McNeal to look into the case. For some time, McNeal continues to believe Frank...

Premonition-2004 6.2

Premonition-2004

While stopped at a roadside phone booth for transmitting his work through the Internet to the university, Professor Hideki Satomi finds a scrap of newspaper with the picture of his five-year-old daughter Nana in the obit...

The Last Thing He Wanted-2020 4.3

The Last Thing He Wanted-2020

A veteran D.C. journalist loses the thread of her own narrative when a guilt-propelled errand for her father thrusts her from byline to unwitting subject in the very story she's trying to break. Adapted from Joan Didion'...

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 ...

Merrily We Live-1938 7.4

Merrily We Live-1938

Dizzy society matron Emily Kilbourne has a habit of hiring ex-cons and hobos as servants. Her latest find is a handsome "tramp" who shows up at her doorstep and soon ends up in a chauffeur's uniform. He also catches the ...

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...

The Beautician and the Beast-1997 5.4

The Beautician and the Beast-1997

A beautician in America is mistakenly thought to be an academic teacher by a representative of an Eastern European dictator. She is invited to their country on that mistaken belief and is asked to be the tutor of the dic...

The Wipers Times-2013 7

The Wipers Times-2013

Just after the First World War Fred Roberts goes for a job as a newspaper journalist and tells the sub-editor how, in the trenches in 1916, he discovered a printing press in working order. Helped by ex-printer Sergeant H...

Lizzie Borden Took an Ax-2014 5.8

Lizzie Borden Took an Ax-2014

On a scorching-hot summer day in 1892 Fall River, Massachusetts, Lizzie Borden returns to the home she shares with her father Andrew, sister Emma, and stepmother Abby, to encounter the bloody scene of her violently-murde...

Ecce bombo-1978 7.1

Ecce bombo-1978

An ironic peak into the life of a group of Italian university students in the 1970s.::Dario Vaccaro...

Chain of Fools-2000 6.1

Chain of Fools-2000

"Chain of Fools" is a heist comedy-romance about a hapless barber whose life takes a turn for the worse when he ends up in possession of a stolen treasure of ancient coins (the "Shiny New Enemies") and simultaneously fal...

Perfect Stranger-2007 5.7

Perfect Stranger-2007

Rowena Price is a muckraking reporter for a New York paper. When her story about a closeted gay Senator who preaches family values is spiked, she quits and soon finds herself investigating the grisly murder of a childhoo...

Snow Falling on Cedars-1999 6.7

Snow Falling on Cedars-1999

It's 1950 on San Pedro Island in the American Pacific Northwest. Commercial fisher Carl Heine Jr.'s dead body is pulled out of the water in a fishing net by his crew, he who died of head trauma. Kazuo Miyamoto is charged...

Lone Star-1952 6.2

Lone Star-1952

Rip-roaring big star, big budget semi-historical story about cattle baron Devereaux Burke, who is enlisted by an aging Andrew Jackson to dissuade Sam Houston from establishing Texas as a republic. Burke must fight state ...

Three to Tango-1999 6

Three to Tango-1999

A rich businessman, Dylan McDermott, mistakenly believes that Matthew Perry, who is bidding on a $90 million restoration contract, is gay and asks him to keep tabs on his mistress, Neve Campbell. Perry, who is not gay, f...

The Lawless-1950 6.8

The Lawless-1950

Former big city newsman Larry Wilder is tired of fighting the powers that be and just wants to enjoy his new life as a small-town newspaper editor. He thinks his bucolic new home will provide him with an easy and unconfl...