Page One: Inside the New York Times Reviews

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September 23, 2011
Morris, whose previous work includes the remarkable The Thin Blue Line and The Fog of War, does not hesitate to provoke.
September 22, 2011
It's a bracing reminder that good writing and good journalism don't happen naturally; they have to be nurtured.
September 22, 2011
Timely and oddly inspiring.
September 22, 2011
It's a complex, troubling story told with chastening intelligence...
September 22, 2011
A wandering, unfocused approximation of a story in motion.
September 21, 2011
'Page One: Inside the New York Times' is sanguine about change. It describes it, captures it, but doesn't lament it.
September 19, 2011
Ironically, it lacks journalistic rigour but it's a fond, nostalgic look at the gilded history of the Grey Lady.
July 14, 2011
If you're reading this article, chances are you have at least a passing interest in the role and value of newspapers. You like original reporting and writing enough to pay for it, online or on newsprint. And you'd probably enjoy Page One.
July 8, 2011
In journalism parlance, we have a dozen or so sidebars crowding out a fabulous front-page feature.
July 8, 2011
As an avid media watcher, I didn't come away from this with any new insights, but the movie is a pretty good snapshot of the daily newspaper business in transition and turmoil.
July 7, 2011
A fascinating study of a newspaper doing its best to not just survive but to continue to do so with excellence while the world tilts beneath the venerable broadsheet.
July 6, 2011
Even if the movie fails to truly capture the inner workings of a newspaper and the amount of work required to print an issue every day, it's still a highly entertaining snapshot of a culture in the midst of a rapid transformation...
July 3, 2011
By treating the Times as a valuable relic rather than an adaptive organism, Rossi does his subject a disservice.
July 2, 2011
Carr is a marvelous camera subject and the only newspaperman in the movie who provides a temperamental link to the old "Front Page" days.
July 1, 2011
Page One is entertaining enough, but for a film concerned with the value of news, it offers little that's actually new.
July 1, 2011
Page One is most compelling as a moving-picture portrait of the prickly personalities at the media desk.
July 1, 2011
The movie is a clear-eyed and engrossing look at an important subject.
July 1, 2011
Ultimately, Rossi accomplishes something meaningful: capturing the sense of a workplace during a time of great transition, and, simply by showing us the day-to-day grunt work of finding a story, argues for the future of an institution.
July 1, 2011
This film functions as a countdown timer to the doomsday when all the news that's fit to print becomes unfit for short attention spans.
June 30, 2011
For what it's worth, it's an accurate portrait.
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