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Shock and Awe (2018)




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The film is based on the true events of Knight Ridder journalists who were the only ones who "got it right" in the lead-up to the 2003 Iraq War when they questioned the true nature of the Bush White House's justification for the conflict.


James Marsden
as Warren Strobel
Woody Harrelson
as Jonathan Landay
Tommy Lee Jones
as Joe Galloway
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All Critics (4) | Top Critics (2)

The message tends to melt into a paint-by-numbers screenplay that pushes too many genre buttons to be thoroughly exciting.

December 18, 2017 | Full Review…

Righteously motivated but clunkily executed ...

October 8, 2017 | Full Review…

This earnest but heavy-handed political drama chronicles a worthwhile true-life account of investigative reporting.

May 4, 2018 | Full Review…

Too prone to the use of heavy-handed clich├ęs to register on the prestige awards circuit, this is a film which fails to capture the nervy energy of the news room ...

October 1, 2017 | Full Review…

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