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  • Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg Mythologize the Washington Post
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    Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg  Mythologize the Washington Post

    As a corrective to yet another tendentious Hanks-Spielberg historical rewrite, Jim DiEugenio provides a review of past work which puts The Washington Post in a more accurate perspective.

    See now "The Post and the Pentagon Papers" at Consortium News.

    Written on Friday, 15 December 2017 17:48 Read more...
  • Jackie
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    Jackie 2016 film

    Whoever decided that this script needed to be played out on the wide screen of a darkened theater was simply wrong. It seems that the writer and director realized that mistake on the way to production. They then tried to justify that decision. In this reviewer’s opinion, it did not work, writes Jim DiEugenio.

     

    Written on Monday, 26 December 2016 20:27 Read more...
  • Rules Don't Apply
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    Howard Hughes Warren BeattyBecause Beatty has made some distinguished historical films, many had high hopes for this one. But the result seems to be rather uninspired for a film that he has contemplated doing for so long.  The best one can say is that it is competently made, writes Jim DiEugenio.

     

     

    Written on Saturday, 17 December 2016 02:46 Read more...
  • A Coup in Camelot
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    poster thumbAside from Shane O'Sullivan's mostly worthwhile Killing Oswald, there has been very little of note that has even attempted to counter the MSM's seemingly endless deluge of propaganda with reliable evidence and solid reasoning. A Coup in Camelot clearly aims to fill that void. Unfortunately, however, it falls considerably short of the mark, writes Martin Hay.

     

     

    Written on Wednesday, 14 December 2016 22:17 Read more...
  • Randy Benson, The Searchers
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    searchersFrom about 1966, it became the strategy of the MSM not to let the Warren Commission critics speak without being interfered with, or caricatured. After Stone’s movie came out, the MSM simply would not place the critics on their programs at all. Benson counters that by simply letting the critics speak about the case without being interfered with, writes Joseph Green.

     

    Written on Thursday, 08 December 2016 02:11 Read more...

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