The Post Reviews

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March 10, 2020
[Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks'] best scenes together reveal how each journalist was compromised by cozy relationships with powerful Democrats (in his case, President Kennedy; in hers, defense secretary Robert McNamara).
January 17, 2020
If you're a fan of good film craft -- as all right-thinking people should be -- you will flip for The Post. Spielberg may be the best steward of old-school film grammar we have left, and all of the classic virtues are on display.
January 8, 2020
Though there are a few too many shots of Streep entering rooms where she is the only woman, the film tries to underscore how unusual and thus lonely her position was.
November 11, 2019
Overall, The Post has all the key elements of a good film - there is an intriguing story with a talented director and two great leads played by two renowned actors.
September 26, 2019
The Post succeeds as an unpretentious, cracking and enjoyable film.
September 16, 2019
This film drips with urgent and authentic storytelling, and I would expect nothing less.
August 16, 2019
With a top director and seasoned cast to flesh out a solid script, there was little to no way The Post could fail - and it doesn't.
August 7, 2019
[Steven] Spielberg knows how to grab your attention with great storytelling in a straightforward portrayal of this moment in history.
August 2, 2019
Question: What do you get when you put Streep and Tom Hanks together with Director Steven Spielberg? Answer: A movie making a "dream team" of course.
August 1, 2019
It is a necessary reminder of the purpose of the press and the truth in a democracy. [Full Review in Spanish]
August 1, 2019
Very well directed, with an inspiring cast and a good historical recreation. [Full Review in Spanish]
July 21, 2019
Old-school filmmaking at its most robust and rousing.
June 24, 2019
For a film as far from Steven Spielberg's fantasy lands as possible, it's among his most visually deft-a smorgasbord of spatial and geometric symbolism to separate characters and, at times, minimize or magnify them in meditating on the here and now.
June 18, 2019
The Post is like the game of telephone played with a truly important, timely message. Sure, you can recognize the point by the time it gets to you, but it feels like really odd things were inexplicably added in translation.
June 3, 2019
One of Spielberg's most potent and pointed films in recent memory.
May 21, 2019
This is smart, adult filmmaking that is wise and knowledgeable enough about its topic to make its drama into something that runs smoothly and efficiently.
May 16, 2019
The Post is an important look back at the importance of freedom of the press and how that so relevant in our modern age.
May 8, 2019
A slow burn educational setup that requires patience for the concluding events to be enjoyable.
April 26, 2019
The Post is one of the best films of the past year, an essential must-see, and a worthy companion piece to All The Kings Men on the free press
April 16, 2019
With freedom of the press under attack in the U.S. and elsewhere on a daily basis, the urgency that propelled The Post into theatres feels warranted.
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