Friday, December 11 – 7 pm,
Saturday, December 12 – 3 & 7 pm,
Sunday, December 13 – 3 & 7 pm,
Wednesday, December 16 – 7 pm,
and Thursday, December 17 – 7 pm.
On the morning of September 9, 2004, veteran CBS News producer Mary Mapes (Cate Blanchett) believed she had every reason to feel proud of a broadcast journalism job well done. By the end of the day, Mapes, CBS News, and the venerable CBS News anchor Dan Rather (Robert Redford) would be under harsh scrutiny. — (C) Sony
Insider’s tip: “More than most docudramas about fairly recent events, it is so well written and acted that it conveys a convincing illusion of veracity.” (Stephen Holden, The New York Times). This standout film begs the question of whether the news we hear is what others wish us to hear or whether it is the ‘truth.’