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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


Truth: A Rather Superscript

Without any of us actually realizing it, there’s one factor in our current, connected, perennially and pervasively connected lives that’s become as ubiquitous as the air we breathe. 1,191 more words


(15A, 125 minutes) Directed by James Vanderbilt. Starring Cate Blanchett, Robert Redford, Topher Grace.

The logic behind delaying the release of Truth (it has been out in the US since last October) was presumably in the hope that it might somehow benefit from the enthusiastic response to… 344 more words

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"Truth" Film Review

If 2015 films couldn’t get any better for Cate Blanchett…

Truth, from director and writer James Vanderbilt (Zodiac, The Amazing Spider-Man) features an almost career best performance for Cate Blanchett.   468 more words



It seems that I’m the only one appreciating Robert Redford’s late-career performing resurgence. He was Oscar-worthy in J.C. Chandor’s fine “All Is Lost” in 2013. He then played a slimy villain the following year in MCU’s “Captain America: The Winter Soldier”. 447 more words