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Some of these films were a larger influence on me choosing to study journalism at university than I care to admit. Morning Glory was the main reason for me deciding to take a television journalism paper, and The Pelican Brief was responsible for introducing me to the world of investigative journalism.
Here are some of the best journalistic films… Continue reading
Tagged all the president's men, capote, citizen kane, good night and good luck, journalism, morning glory, network, nightcrawler, spotlight, state of play, the help, the paper, the pelican brief, the post
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I was thinking about the actresses who always get cast as the motherly characters in movies, and the same names kept coming up. So I decided to put together a list of the best mum characters in the movies and the eight actresses who play them.
(I probably should have done this around Mother’s Day but I forgot.)… Continue reading
Tagged actresses, Allison Janney, best mums, dianne wiest, driving lessons, edward scissorhands, gravity, harry potter, julie walters, juno, life of the party, little miss sunshine, Melissa McCarthy, mothers, mrs weasley, mums, sandra bullock, st. vincent, the blind side, the help, the horse whisperer, the lost boys, the sixth sense, the way way back, toni collette, vianne rocher
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In the back of my mind I was expecting it to be either over-emotional and depressing such as the film Precious (which I still haven’t brought myself to watch). Or, I was expecting it to be a little too cheesy… But I was gladly wrong.
This is a story about a strong-willed and moral young woman named Skeeter (Stone) who interviewed many African-American maids in Jackson, Mississippi despite it being very dangerous and very much against the law. With many struggles and an immense amount of courage from all involved, she wrote a book anonymously based upon the accounts of the Help who serve white families for little money and humiliating conditions… Continue reading
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