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Good Night, and Good Luck (2005) Movie Reviews

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09/17/2013 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

The spark of interest.

Good Night, and Good Luck is what I understand under good biopics. A clear image of the actual person with no sugar-coating or liberties taken in the story.
Everything in this film is interesting, which is very hard to do in a political movie. It's not everyone's pleasure subject.

George Clooney really does belong behind the camera. The directorial style in this film is almost a spitting image of its smokey, fast-talking atmosphere. His use of close-ups and focus is incredible. Admittedly, the black and white isn't the most original transition, but it fits well as an homage to the actual CBS news broadcasts themselves. Clooney was snubbed out of his Oscar for this one, because he outclassed Ang Lee big-time.

David Strathairn's performance in this movie is rare. What I mean by that,...

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05/21/2012 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

"Good Night And Good Luck" by Yojimbo

George Clooney directs and stars in the story of Edward R. Murrow, a television reporter who was the only one courageous enough take on the McCarthy witch-hunt of the 1950s. Well crafted, shot in atmospheric black and white and intercut with actual footage from the time, the sense of period is spot on but it is the parallels with modern day america that are the obvious point to this film. It opens with Murrow's denunciation of TV, which he says has become nothing but a distraction and insulation from the important events of the outside world. In the meantime senator McCarthy is judge, jury and executioner for suspects with "anti-American" sentiments who are condemned without trial, or even a shred of hard evidence. Murrow himself, whose program was attacked by the far right for slanting t...

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