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Truth (2016) James Vanderbilt

Based on former CBS news producer, Mary Mapes memoir, the film takes a look as the 60 Minutes II segment claiming that then President, George W. 858 more words


Truth - Review


Despite the underlying importance of its subject matter, Truth is nothing more than a slog to sit through from start to finish. Screenwriter James Vanderbilt of Zodiac fame seems to have headed down somewhere else afterward and now with him going behind the camera, what could only have come up was something that’d go either way on the map. 814 more words

Film Reviews

"Independence Day: Resurgence" (2016) is a Whole Lot of Nothing


As the title suggests, “Independence Day: Resurgence” (2016) is a sequel to “Independence Day,” the 1996 blockbuster in which the United States saves the entire human race from invasion of aliens on America’s Independence Day.   769 more words

Thoughts And Musings

Truth (2015)

The story of The Killian Documents controversy (a.k.a. “Rathergate”) in the days leading up to the 2004 presidential election. When veteran newscaster Dan Rather 55 more words


Will We Ever Know the Truth?

According to a recent article on Time, a newspaper reporter was ranked as the worst job in America for the third year in a row. Out of a total of 10 professions, the job of broadcaster was, similarly, ranked at number three. 339 more words


Universal Teams With Dwayne Johnson, James Vanderbilt on Robert Ludlum Universe

With the wheels already in motion for its classic movie monsters universe, Universal is now ready to develop new movies based on the creator of one of its most popular franchises. 248 more words



Cate Blanchett and Robert Redford star as the 60 Minutes team who exposed George W. Bush’s war record – yet found themselves in the firing line.
Listen to my review (at 34:10)