The Post (2017 Movie)

Posted 2017/12/2240

The Post is a 2017 American historical drama political thriller directed and produced by Steven Spielberg from a screenplay written by Liz Hannah and Josh Singer. Set in the early 1970s, the film stars Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks, Sarah Paulson, Bob Odenkirk, Tracy Letts, Bradley Whitford, Bruce Greenwood, Carrie Coon, and Matthew Rhys. The Post depicts journalists from The Washington Post and The New York Times who published the Pentagon Papers regarding the involvement of the United States government during the Vietnam War.

Principal photography began in New York City in May 2017. The film premiered at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. on December 14, 2017, and had a limited release in the United States on December 22, 2017, before a wide release on January 12, 2018.

The Post received highly positive reviews, with specific praise for the performances of Streep, Hanks and Odenkirk, and critics noting the film’s comparisons of the administrations of Richard Nixon and Donald Trump. It was chosen by the National Board of Review as the best film of 2017, and was named as one of the top 10 films of the year by Time magazine and the American Film Institute. At the 75th Golden Globe Awards, the film received six nominations: Best Motion Picture – Drama, Best Director, Best Actress – Drama for Streep, Best Actor – Drama for Hanks, Best Screenplay and Best Original Score.

 

 

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Synopsis :

 

A cover-up that spanned four U.S. Presidents pushed the country’s first female newspaper publisher and a hard-driving editor to join an unprecedented battle between journalist and government.

 

Cast :

  • Meryl Streep as Kay Graham
  • Tom Hanks as Ben Bradlee
  • Sarah Paulson as Tony Bradlee
  • Bob Odenkirk as Ben Bagdikian
  • Tracy Letts as Fritz Beebe
  • Bradley Whitford as Arthur Parsons
  • Bruce Greenwood as Robert McNamara
  • Carrie Coon as Meg Greenfield
  • Matthew Rhys as Daniel Ellsberg
  • Alison Brie as Lally Graham
  • Jesse Plemons as Roger Clark
  • David Cross as Howard Simons
  • Zach Woods as Anthony Essaye
  • Pat Healy as Phil Geyelin
  • Michael Stuhlbarg as Abe Rosenthal
  • Jessie Mueller as Judith Martin
  • Stark Sands as Don Graham
  • Neal Huff as Tom Winship

 

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