The story of journalists, chief of whom is Maria Ressa, waging an uphill battle in the Philippines against Pres. Dutertes & his murderous “War on Drugs,” made very difficult by the government’s lies on social media about its critics being “Fake News.”
r This morning (Monday, Jan. 12) I was privileged to be part of a group of 7 film reviewers who met via Zoom with Paul Greenglass, director of the new Tom Hanks film NEWS OF THE WORLD. Look in on us on YouTube by clicking this. I think you’ll enjoy the film even more if …
The reporter is fictional, but this film is based on the history of the Philippines when Corrie Aquino inspired her people to topple the Marcos dictatorship by standing against guns and tanks in the streets.
A troubled man with a grudge against his exgirl friend & lover checks into the same hotel & encounters the Bible that challenges his murderous plan.
This short award-winning TV film about a jilted scientist & the lovers who betrayed him is Welles’ only comedy to be filmed.
The story of the cast of “Cradle Will Rock” & their protest march during the 30s when the FTP play, directed by Orson Welles, was banned for being “Red.”
In this version of the creation of CITIZEN KANE by Herman Mankiewicz and Orson Welles, the latter is favored as contributing the most to the script.
The story behind the writing of Orson Welles’ CITIZEN KANE centers more on co-writer Herman Mankiewicz & his struggles with the studio, Hearst & Welles.
A man, unloved as a child & raised by a stranger, seeks love and power by publishing a newspaper, marrying well, & running for governor, his life ending alone.
An eventful day in 1927 racist Chicago where Blues singer Ma Rainey records a song and faces off against her rebellious horn player & White producers.