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Good Night, And Good Luck, 2005

Good Night, And Good Luck
Directed by: George Clooney
Written by: George Clooney
Language:  English
Country:  USA, UK, France, Japan
Runtime:  93 min
MPAA Rating:  PG
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The mood of Good Night, And Good Luck is thought provoking, contemplative, and sincere. The plot centers around a TV show, journalism, and idealism. It is a drama, independent, and historical movie. Stylistically, Good Night, And Good Luck is talky. In approach, it is serious and realistic. The setting is New York. Good Night, And Good Luck happens in the 1950s. Visually, it is black and white. The movie is known for being a Venice Festival winner and critically acclaimed.

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With GOOD NIGHT, AND GOOD LUCK, George Clooney delivers a riveting account of a crucial chapter in 20th-century... more

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Language: English
Country: USA, UK, France, Japan
Release date: 2 March 2006
Runtime: 93 min

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David Strathairn David Strathairn As Edward R. Murrow
Robert Downey Jr. Robert Downey Jr. As Joe Wershba
Patricia Clarkson Patricia Clarkson As Shirley Wershba
Rose Abdoo Rose Abdoo As Millie Lerner
Alex Borstein Alex Borstein As Natalie
Robert John Burke Robert John Burke As Charlie Mack
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USA Today
The only things missing from making this showdown worthy of a Western is Murrow's sheriff's badge, a dusty street and maybe a spittoon for McCarthy's infamous invectives.
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It's a passionate, serious, impeccably crafted movie tackling a subject Clooney cares about deeply: the duty of journalism to speak truth to power. It also happens to be the most compelling American movie of the year so far.
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It's a movie, not a non-fiction account of what went on in the 1950s. The people here who can't get past that probably haven't actually seen it, because Rush told them not to, but feel free to spout Rush's opinion over here. I think it's a wonderful...
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19.September.2010 |  by: Cheryl
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Good Night, And Good Luck. looks at the early years of television and journalism principles; specifically the on-air clash in the 1950s between Edward R. Murrow of CBS and Senator Joseph McCarthy of Wisconsin. With an outstanding cast, including...
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29.August.2010 |  by: Dain Binder
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Decent watch but a little thin
Good cinematography and some great quotes from Murrow and from McCarthy but the plot is a little thin.
17.July.2009 |  by: stewartinsaudi
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No actor has ever been as perfectly suited to a role as Straitharn in this film. He is golden here. And thank God they shot it in black and white, or it would have lost all it's power. You don't have to be a politico, or even a liberal, to enjoy...
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20.March.2009 |  by: sethdellinger
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It is difficult to review this movie strictly as an object of entertainment. What weight should be lent, for instance, to one's feelings about the political and social commentary implied by the very existence of Good Night, and Good Luck in this...
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17.March.2009 |  by: dmahaffey
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