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"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

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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.
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Truth Movie Review

James Vanderbilt’s Truth is of the genre that All the President’s Men is, even employing one of its stars, Robert Redford. It, too, tells the tale of a President of the United States under severe scrutiny. 370 more words



Cast: Cate Blanchett, Robert Redford, Topher Grace, Elisabeth Moss, Dennis Quaid, Bruce Greenwood

Director: James Vanderbilt

Writer: James Vanderbilt

The questions of fact vs. fiction, honesty vs. 825 more words