If you belong to the category of people who love the journalism movies, or if you are one of those who has watched this year’s Oscar-nominated The Post, starring Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep, then you guys should surely watch these movies. Here are five journalism movies that you can watch any time of the day, because they are not just good journalism movies, they are excellent movies.
All the Presidents men: All the President’s Men stars Robert Redford and Dustin Hoffman. The movie is a political thriller based on the Watergate scandal, which was responsible for former American President Richard Nixon’s downfall.
Shattered Glass: Shattered Glass is based on the life of journalist Stephen Glass, and is a fair warning to the journalists about the problems they would have to face if they do not control their imaginations. The movie was directed and written by Billy Ray.
The Insider: The Insider traces the journey of Jeffrey Wigand, who is a researcher for a tobacco company. But when Wigand reveals the addictive substance that the company has been using to sell cigarettes, Crowes’ character lands in a mess. Along comes CBS reporter Lowell Bergman, who wants to help Wigand get the facts out.
Nightcrawler: Nightcrawler was a 2014 movie featuring Jake Gyllenhaal as an anti-hero. Gyllenhaal plays a stranger who sells what he records on camera to a local news network. The movie shows how journalism has been reduced to a mere commodity. The film has been categorised as a thriller, but its commentary on media is still relevant. It has been written and directed by Dan Gilroy.
These are all the films and we recommend you to watch these atleast once if you are the journalist type of people. The post Is also a great movie and has been nominated for 2018 Oscars well lets wait and watch what the Oscars bring for us.