Keyword: news

Network

Network (1975)

Rated: R Runtime: 121 minutes Release date: 12/31/1975
Howard Beale, the dean of newscasters at the United Television Network, is put out to pasture because he too old. Network executive Max Schumacher, Howard's best friend, is forced to deliver the bad news. Beale can't stomach the idea of losing his 25-year post as anchorman simply because of age, so in his next broadcast he announces to the viewers that he's going to commit suicide on his final...
Mad as Hell

Mad as Hell (2015)

Rated: None Runtime: 83 minutes Release date: 02/05/2015
This film documents the tumultuous, at times hilarious, and altogether astonishing trajectory of Cenk Uygur, the main host and founder of the online new show "The Young Turks," as he goes from being an unknown Public Access TV host to an internet sensation by way of YouTube. When he ventures into national television by landing the 6 PM timeslot on MSNBC, Cenk's uncensored brand of journalism is...
Dir: Andrew Napier
With: N/A
Bonfire of the Vanities

The Bonfire of the Vanities (1990)

Rated: R Runtime: 125 minutes Release date: 12/20/1990
Story of New York City bond salesman, Sherman McCoy, who accidentally hits a young black man with his car during an unexpected foray into the Bronx.

One PM Central Standard Time (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 10/31/2013
In 1963, John Fitzgerald Kennedy was the thirty-fifth President of the United States and Walter Cronkite was anchor of the CBS Evening News. On November 22nd of that year when JFK was shot, Cronkite wanted to be first to get the story. Even for the experienced wire-service reporter, the events of that day were the greatest challenge of his entire career and led to him becoming "the most trusted...
Knife Fight

Knife Fight (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 99 minutes Release date: 01/24/2013
Paul Turner is a savvy political strategist who gets candidates out of scandals and into office. Aided by his bright assistant and a shady operative, Turner manipulates a shrewd reporter and spins each news cycle to favor his clients who include a philandering governor, a blackmailed senator and an idealistic doctor turned gubernatorial candidate. But eventually Turner's conscience begins to...
Top Secret Affair

Top Secret Affair (1957)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 100 minutes Release date: 01/29/1957
A powerful editor becomes irate when she learns that a military general, Maj. Gen. Melville A. Goodwin, has been assigned to the Joint Atomic International Commission instead of the candidate she was promoting for the position. Under the pretense of doing a cover story on Goodwin for News World Magazine, she sets up an interview with him and launches an investigation into his past. She hopes to...

Shinbone Alley (1970)

Rated: G Runtime: 83 minutes Release date: 11/29/1970
After a newspaperman attempts suicide by jumping into a river, he reappears as a cockroach and takes the name Archy. He soon finds out that he can still type by jumping on the keys of his typewriter and in his new incarnation, he falls in love with the office cat, Mehitabel. Archy writes poetry for Mehitabel and is jealous of Big Bill, the alley cat that she has a crush on.

Saving Sarah Cain (2007)

Rated: PG Runtime: N/A Release date: 08/23/2007
Sarah Cain is an attractive, dynamic, newspaper columnist, no longer at the top of her game and eager to get back up there. When Sara's only sister, Ivy, dies without a will, Sarah inherits Ivy's five Amish-raised children and brings the unhappy brood to live with her in the big city. At the urging of her editor, Sarah exploits her new family situation in her column in the newspaper, with...
Paper

The Paper (1994)

Rated: R Runtime: 112 minutes Release date: 03/17/1994
Workaholic New York City tabloid editor Henry Hackett loves the adrenaline rush his job gives him, but the long hours and lousy salary are starting to grate on his wife Martha. With the paper facing cutbacks and his wife pregnant, Hackett contemplates taking a more sedate job with a more respectable paper, but a double murder and the racial profiling of two teen suspects draws him back in in order...
Up Close and Personal

Up Close and Personal (1996)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 124 minutes Release date: 02/29/1996
Tally Atwater is one of the most trusted figures in the nation. A familiar and comforting face to the millions of network TV news viewers who invite her into their homes every day, Tally is an articulate, sophisticated and charming newscaster. But she didn't start out that way. A onetime waitress and casino craps dealer named Sallyanne, from Reno, Nevada, she pursued a dream with nothing but...
Broadcast News

Broadcast News (1987)

Rated: R Runtime: 133 minutes Release date: 12/15/1987
A satiric look at the inner workings of the Washington news bureau of a major TV network and the romantic triangle between the feisty young female producer, the vain male news anchor, and the good-hearted male reporter.

Truth (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 12/09/2014
Default

Default (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 10/16/2014
A cable news crew is taken hostage aboard a plane in the Seychelles by Somali pirate/terrorists. As the tension mounts, along with the body count, the odds of surviving look increasingly grim as cultures and ideologies clash, both among the Western hostages and the Somali gunmen who are threatening them.

Spotlight (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 12/10/2014
Religulous

Religulous (2008)

Rated: R Runtime: 101 minutes Release date: 09/30/2008
Comedian Bill Maher examines the presence of religion in many of the big news stories of recent years, from Muslim riots over cartoons to the Ten Commandments in front of courthouses, a born-again Christian in the White House and Scientology in the birthing room.
Dir: Larry Charles
With: N/A
Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues

Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 119 minutes Release date: 12/17/2013
With the 1970s behind him, San Diego's top rated newsman, Ron Burgundy returns to the news desk along with Ron's co-anchor and wife, Veronica Corningstone, weatherman Brick Tamland, man-on-the-street Brian Fantana and sports guy Champ Kind - all of whom won't make it easy to stay classy, while taking New York's first 24-hour news channel by storm.
Morning Glory

Morning Glory (2010)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 102 minutes Release date: 11/09/2010
When hard-working TV producer Becky Fuller is fired from a local news program, her career begins to look as bleak as her hapless love life. Stumbling into a job at "Daybreak" (the last-place national morning news show), Becky decides to revitalize the show by bringing on legendary TV anchor Mike Pomeroy. Unfortunately, Pomeroy refuses to cover morning show staples like celebrity gossip, weather...
To Die For

To Die For (1995)

Rated: R Runtime: 100 minutes Release date: 09/26/1995
Suzanne Stone is a small town girl with a dream--to become a famous TV personality--a dream that becomes a nightmare when ambition turns into obsession. Disillusioned with her marriage to Larry, she immerses herself in the pursuit of her career and manages to talk her way into a job at the local TV station. She decides to produce a documentary about kids and enlists the help of three teenagers who...

The Walk (2015)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 10/01/2015
Superman Returns

Superman Returns (2006)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 154 minutes Release date: 06/27/2006
Superman--born on a planet which has long since died--has been raised by adoptive parents on the Kent farm in Kansas. The young boy Kal-El is renamed Clark Kent, and though he has grown up among humans, he is not one of them. Under Earth's yellow sun, he can do two things humans can only dream of, but to co-exist with them he must live a dual life as mild, unassuming Clark Kent, secretly...
Anchorman

Anchorman (2004)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 91 minutes Release date: 07/08/2004
Ron Burgundy is the top-rated anchorman in San Diego in the 1970s. When feminism marches into the newsroom in the form of ambitious newswoman Veronica Corningstone, Ron is willing to play along at first--as long as Veronica stays in her place, covering cat fashion shows, cooking, and other "female" interests. But when Veronica refuses to settle for being eye candy and steps behind the news desk...
War of the Worlds

War of the Worlds (2005)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 116 minutes Release date: 06/28/2005
The extraordinary battle for the future of humankind through the eyes of one American family fighting to survive it. Ray Ferrier is a divorced dockworker and less-than-perfect father. Soon after his ex-wife and her new husband drop off his teenage son Robbie and young daughter Rachel for a rare weekend visit, a strange and powerful lightning storm touches down.

Amityville (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2014
When some footage dating back to 1976 is discovered, the case of the haunted house in Amityville is re-opened. An ambitious woman who is working as a television news intern seizes the opportunity to advance her career and is soon leading a team of journalists, clergymen, and paranormal researchers into the house. But she may have unwittingly opened a door to the unreal that she will never be able...
Dear Mr. Watterson

Dear Mr. Watterson (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 89 minutes Release date: 11/14/2013
"Calvin & Hobbes" dominated the Sunday comics in thousands of newspapers for over 10 years. When its creator, Bill Watterson, retired the strip on New Year's Eve in 1995, devoted readers everywhere felt the void left by the departure of Calvin, Hobbes, and Watterson's other cast of characters. This is an attempt to discover why this seemingly simple comic strip made such an impact on so many...

American Lifestyles (1986)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 92 minutes Release date: 11/29/1986