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TRUMBO (2015)

A film by Jay Roach

Cast: Bryan Cranston, Diane Lane, Helen Mirren

There is a few things that I did not know about Trumbo I knew he was black listed but did not know that he still wrote script after being black listed under an alias even several alias. 289 more words



Cast: Bryan Cranston, Diane Lane, Helen Mirren, Louis C.K., Elle Fanning, John Goodman, Michael Stuhlbarg

Director: Jay Roach

Writer: John McNamara

In the long, colourful history of Hollywood, the story of the Hollywood Ten marks one of its unhappier periods. 929 more words


i am Trumbo!

///- rough start, but strong finish and Cranston carries this by-the-numbers account of Trumbo’s troubles

Trumbo: Story vs. Storytelling

By Heinrich Domingo

It is often easy to judge movies through looking into two primary aspects; production value and the validity of message. Through the years, the cinema has developed in a way that most visually beautiful movies bear good stories. 471 more words

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Bryan Cranston brings Lyndon B. Johnson from stage to screen in All the Way -- watch

Bryan Cranston and Jay Roach have a nice little working relationship together. Last year, the veteran filmmaker brought the veteran star some acclaim with their elegant biopic, … 125 more words


Ed Brubaker's Fade Out ends

Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips, with colours by Elizabeth Breitweiser, The Fade Out, Act Three (Image 2016)

There’s a lot of old Hollywood anti-Communism around just now. 420 more words


Trumbo - ★ ★ ★ ★ DVD Review

Even though Trumbo is not my usual cup of tea, I felt that I had to watch it because of its Oscar nomination.  Bryan Cranston was a deserving Best Actor nominee for his excellent performance as Dalton Trumbo, a top Hollywood screenwriter who was blacklisted by the industry for his communist leaning political beliefs in the mid 1940s.  379 more words

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