Posts Tagged ‘mccarthyism’

James Stewart (George Bailey), Donna Reed (Mary Hatch), Lionel Barrymore (Henry F. Potter). Screenplay by Francis Goodrich et al. Directed by Frank Capra. Rating: U. Running time: 130 minutes. I’m going to come across as a wannabe-Hitchens here, and I probably am, but in the same way he picked fights with some of the most […]


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 […]