Truth Reviews

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October 10, 2017
Awash in manipulative music and emotional confrontations, Truth offers its own most damning criticism when Rather says, "People want to talk about conspiracy theories because that's what they do these days, and the truth gets lost in the scrum."
March 3, 2016
The casting cannot save a slightly ho-hum story that crosses the Atlantic badly.
March 3, 2016
Mapes and Rather resent the way that the debate gets bogged down in the documents without focusing on the larger issue, but the film gets bogged down in just the same way.
December 9, 2015
This is one of Blanchett's best performances on film - and that is saying something. Mapes is both ordinary and heroic here, which will, of course, upset those who think she is just a left-wing hack.
October 30, 2015
Ultimately, some of the answers in "Truth" are unsatisfying, but it asks important questions, which is one of journalism's chief responsibilities.
October 30, 2015
Condescending, self-righteous and sloppy, Truth is simply a bad film for which there are no excuses.
October 29, 2015
"Truth" is ... mesmerizing, entirely because of Blanchett; this is one of those movie-star performances in which every detail, every gesture feels right.
October 29, 2015
Robert Redford plays Dan Rather. I know. Just reading that out loud seems odd -- but Redford does a terrific job of capturing Rather's on-air cadence and his larger-than-life off-air persona.
October 29, 2015
Engrossing and occasionally moving ...
October 29, 2015
Nobody does the aggrieved party better than Blanchett, who could play the title tragedians in any smart recasting of King Lear or Hamlet.
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