The Post (12A)
Dir: Steven Spielberg
Cast: Tom Hanks, Meryl Streep, Alison Brie
US, 2017, 116 mins
Drama based on true events from 1971, in which American newspapers raced to expose a government cover-up of Vietnam War secrets. A story that explores moral dilemmas within journalistic integrity, superbly handled throughout, intelligent and involving. This is a timely reminder of why in 2018 good, independent journalism matters.