Posts Tagged ‘edward murrow’

Faye Dunaway (Diana Christensen), William Holden (Max Schumacher), Peter Finch (Howard Beale), Robert Duvall (Frank Hackett). Screenplay by Paddy Chayefsky. Directed by Sidney Lumet. Rating: 15. Running time: 121 minutes. There’s an old debate in Plato’s Republic (‘old’ is putting it mildly; we’re talking BC here) on the question of whether the function of a craft is […]


David Strathairn (Edward R Murrow), Jeff Daniels (Sig Mickelson), Patricia Clarkson (Shirley Wershba), Robert Downey Jr. (Joe Wershba), George Clooney (Fred Friendly). Screenplay by Grant Heslow & George Clooney. Directed by George Clooney. Rating: PG. Running time: 93 minutes. A strange little film that feels like it should be much longer and slower given its […]