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TRUMBO (2015)

Review by Derrick Carter

Running Time: 2 hours 4 minutes

MPAA Rating: R for Language including some Sexual References

Directed by: Jay Roach

Written by: John McNamara… 759 more words


Film Review: Trumbo

Trumbo proved to be one of the more intriguing things I watched at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival because it explored the one industry I never thought to be affected by the Cold War: Hollywood. 441 more words


'Still Un-American After All These Years': Benjamin Welton on Dalton Trumbo

Unfortunately for Cranston and the makers of Trumbo, it has all been for naught. The film has imploded at the box office, and even by the standards of a sluggish season at the movies, Trumbo is a cold dud. 400 more words

Jay Roach: Trumbo and Joking Our Way Through Difficulty

Photography by Hilary Bronwyn Gayle

On the surface, you wouldn’t expect a movie like Trumbo to come from the likes of Jay Roach. Detailing the story of legendarily blacklisted screenwriter Dalton Trumbo (played with calculating theatricality by… 2,547 more words

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Filmmaker Jay Roach’s new film Trumbo takes you back to the start of the Cold War period and the fight for the American way of life in Hollywood. 260 more words


PopPolitics: Jay Roach on Why 'Trumbo' is Still a 'Cautionary Tale' (Listen)

Jay Roach, director of “Trumbo,” says even though the height of Hollywood’s blacklist era was six decades ago, his movie is still a “cautionary tale” of the hysteria that can devolve from attacks on free speech. 795 more words


Quote, Unquote : Jay Roach

“You see on the internet people implying that all Muslims are terrorists. That’s a horrible idea. It’s not true, and yet because of jingoism and ethnocentrism, it can catch on and it’s really heinous for politicians to exploit that kind of thing to, in some cases, really screw up people’s lives. 17 more words