Tag: reporter

The Ploughman’s Lunch (1983) 6.6

The Ploughman’s Lunch (1983)

James Penfield (Jonathan Pryce) has made a career out of journalism. Now bankrupt, he finds himself with a group of other writers in the middle of the dispute-ridden British homeland at the time of the Falklands War....

Fear Strikes Out (1957) 7

Fear Strikes Out (1957)

Jim Piersall is groomed by his loving but hard-driving father (living vicariously through his son) to play major league baseball. His desire to succeed to please his father leads to mental illness and a nervous breakdown...

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...

Godzilla vs. Destoroyah (1995) 7

Godzilla vs. Destoroyah (1995)

Something has destroyed Birth Island, home of Godzilla and Little Godzilla and soon, it is discovered that Godzilla has developed a bright flaming glow, indicating that his nuclear energy is growing out of control. Feari...

Black Like Me (1964) 6.7

Black Like Me (1964)

Black Like Me is the true account of John Griffin's experiences of passing as a black man. John Horton takes treatments to darken his skin and leaves his home in Texas to travel throughout the South. At one stop, Horton ...

Eddie and the Cruisers (1983) 7

Eddie and the Cruisers (1983)

They say rock 'n' roll never dies, but one early morning in 1964, Eddie Wilson's car took a dive off a New Jersey bridge with the troubled rock idol at the wheel. His body was never found. Twenty years after the lead sin...

Lions for Lambs (2007) 6.2

Lions for Lambs (2007)

Three stories told simultaneous in ninety minutes of real time: a Republican Senator who's a presidential hopeful gives an hour-long interview to a skeptical television reporter, detailing a strategy for victory in Afgha...

Amos & Andrew (1993) 5.7

Amos & Andrew (1993)

When Andrew Sterling, a successful black urbanite writer buys a vacation house on a resort in New England the police mistake him for a burglar. After surrounding his house with armed men, Chief Tolliver realizes his mist...

Keeper of the Flame (1942) 6.8

Keeper of the Flame (1942)

American military leader and war hero Robert Forrest, universally beloved and respected within the country and thus touted as Presidential material, has just died in a freak car accident on his sprawling estate, where, d...

An Eye for an Eye (1981) 5.6

An Eye for an Eye (1981)

Sean Kane is forced to resign from the San Francisco Police Department's Narcotics Division when he goes berserk after his partner is murdered. He decides to fight alone and follows a trail of drug traffickers into unexp...

Darkman II: The Return of Durant (1995) (V) 5.1

Darkman II: The Return of Durant (1995) (V)

Darkman, who has, since the first film, devoted his life to perfecting his synthetic skin and fighting crime, is horrified to learn that his old foe, Robert G. Durant, is alive. Durant wastes no time taking control of hi...

Cairo (1942) 6.2

Cairo (1942)

After the Cavity Rock, California Times Leader newspaper is chosen as America's typical small town newspaper, reporter Homer Smith gets to abroad and report on the war in a series of articles to be shared with other smal...

Hellraiser III: Hell on Earth (1992) 5.5

Hellraiser III: Hell on Earth (1992)

Pinhead is stuck in a block after the Big Confrontation in "Hellbound," The block containing Pinhead and the puzzle cube is bought by a young playboy as sculpture. Pinhead busies himself escaping by getting the playboy t...

Mr. Deeds (2002) 5.8

Mr. Deeds (2002)

When Longfellow Deeds, a small-town pizzeria owner and poet, inherits $40 billion from his deceased uncle, he quickly begins rolling in a different kind of dough. Moving to the big city, Deeds finds himself besieged by o...

Stranger on the Third Floor (1940) 6.9

Stranger on the Third Floor (1940)

Rising reporter Michael Ward is the key witness in the murder trial of young Joe Briggs, who is convicted on circumstantial evidence while swearing innocence. Michael's girl Jane believes in Joe and blames Michael, who (...

Each Dawn I Die (1939) 7.3

Each Dawn I Die (1939)

Although innocent, reporter Frank Ross is found guilty of murder and is sent to jail. While his friends at the newspaper try to find out who framed him, Frank gets hardened by prison life and his optimism turns into bitt...

Toolbox Murders 2 (2013) 3.1

Toolbox Murders 2 (2013)

Hollywood, California is turned upside down by a series of strange and horrific murders creating chaos and turmoil in tinsel town. One particular victim is kidnapped, held captive and subjected to witness the torture and...

Journey for Margaret (1942) 7.2

Journey for Margaret (1942)

1940. For the better part of the war thus far, New York news correspondent John Davis and his wife Nora Davis have been in the hot spots of western Europe, including Rotterdam and much of France, which has just fallen to...

Kill the Messenger (2014) 6.9

Kill the Messenger (2014)

Based on the true story of journalist Gary Webb. The film takes place in the mid-1990s, when Webb uncovered the CIA's past role in importing huge amounts of cocaine into the U.S. that was aggressively sold in ghettos acr...

Rise: Blood Hunter (2007) 4.9

Rise: Blood Hunter (2007)

The snoopy reporter Sadie Blake is called by her nerd colleague Ethan Mills that has deciphered a code and found an address in Koreatown from information of the Goth Tricia Rawlins about a bloody cult. Sadie does not giv...

Christmas Connection (2017) (TV) 6.4

Christmas Connection (2017) (TV)

Flight attendant Sydney (Brooke Burns) is tasked with looking after Leah, an eight-year-old unaccompanied minor flying back to Chicago after visiting family. Sydney is charmed by the little girl and makes an instant conn...

Classroom 6 (2015) 3.6

Classroom 6 (2015)

A local reporter and her assembled TV crew go into a school haunted by a horrific past. The team spends the night locked inside the building, capturing any and everything they find.::KPCC...

Walpurgis Night (1935) 6

Walpurgis Night (1935)

Lena Bergström works in an office and is unhappily in love with her boss, Johan Borg. She decides to quit. Borg's wife won't have any children, and when she becomes pregnant she has an illegal abortion. For some reason, ...

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...

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...

Quadrille (1938) 6.9

Quadrille (1938)

The battle of the sexes as drawing room social satire. Philippe, a middle-aged newspaper editor, has lived for six years with Paulette, a successful stage actress. He tells her friend Claudine, a realistic and enterprisi...

War, Inc. (2008) 5.6

War, Inc. (2008)

A political satire set in Turaqistan, a country occupied by an American private corporation run by a former US Vice President. In an effort to monopolize the opportunities the war-torn nation offers, the corporation's CE...

High Society (1956) 7

High Society (1956)

C.K. Dexter-Haven, a successful popular jazz musician, lives in a mansion near his ex-wife's Tracy Lord's family estate. She is on the verge of marrying a man blander and safer than Dex, who tries to win Tracy's heart ag...

Workshop Exercises (1987) 7

Workshop Exercises (1987)

TV reporters conduct a street survey, asking random people "How are the youths of today?". This brief collection of opinions unexpectedly turns into powerful study of media manipulation.::kinoholik...

Rats (2003) 3.5

Rats (2003)

"The Brookdale Institute" is a mysterious, little-known hospital for the criminally insane (a fact which is kept on a need-to know basis). Brookdale has another, more lucrative facet; a safe harbor for the chronically dr...

Honor and Glory (1993) 4.2

Honor and Glory (1993)

FBI agent Tracy Pride is on a mission to capture businessman Jason Slade, who is involved in extortion and murder. Teaming up with her is her sister Joyce, a news reporter; Dragon, Tracy's partner in Hong Kong, and Jake,...

Anjaneyulu (2009) 4.9

Anjaneyulu (2009)

Employed with HMTV, Pavan/Abhimanyu lives in Hyderabad and is in constant touch with his retired father, Krishnamurthy, and mother. His boss, Sudarshan Babu, hires a Creative Consultant, Surya/Prabhakar Garu, their TV ch...

The Heart Refuses to Listen (1991) 7.3

The Heart Refuses to Listen (1991)

Pooja, a rich and spoilt child, runs away from the yacht of her dad for her love- a movie star. On her way to mumbai (bombay in this film), she meets Raghu (amir khan) in a bus, and soon has to rely on him for the safe a...

The Last Time I Saw Paris (1954) 6.2

The Last Time I Saw Paris (1954)

Charles Wills returns to Paris to reminisce about the life he led there after it was liberated. He worked then for "Stars and Stripes" when he met both Marion and Helen Ellswirth. He soon married and was happy staying in...

Speed Zone (1989) 4.6

Speed Zone (1989)

An illegal race that takes place over the United States and nothing will stop this bunch of racers except for the occasional cop or a damsel in distress. Jackie Chan's car is not in this one, but many new cars make up fo...

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...

Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005) 7.4

Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005)

In the early 1950's, the threat of Communism created an air of paranoia in the United States and exploiting those fears was Senator Joseph McCarthy of Wisconsin. However, CBS reporter Edward R. Murrow and his producer Fr...

Close-Up (1990) 8.3

Close-Up (1990)

Pretending to be Mohsen Makhmalbaf making his next movie, Hossain Sabzian enters the home of a well-to-do family in Tehran, promising it a prominent part in his next movie. The actual people involved in the incident re-e...

Born Yesterday (1993) 5.2

Born Yesterday (1993)

A businessman shows up in Washington to lobby agendas that are friendly to his construction plans. His ditsy ex-showgirl bimbo proves to be an embarrassment in social situations, so he hires a reporter to teach her how t...

The Boy Who Could Fly (1986) 6.5

The Boy Who Could Fly (1986)

Charlene Michaelson, her two children - teen-aged Amelia 'Milly' Michaelson and precocious adolescent Louis Michaelson - and their dog Max move into a new house in a new neighborhood after the passing of Charlene's husba...