Kill the Messenger
- 112 min
- Directed by: Michael Cuesta
- Cast: Jeremy Renner, Robert Patrick, Jena Sims
- UK release: 6 March 2015
Based on the true story of Gary Webb (Renner), a reporter for the San Jose Mercury News, who uncovered dirty CIA activities in South America and who became the victim of a smear campaign as a result. Renner has considerable spark but overall it's excessively polemical, being more informative than entertaining.
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Kill the Messenger2 Mar 2015
Jeremy Renner heads up Michael Cuesta's informative take on a true story
'Some stories are just too true to tell,' warns federal prosecutor Fred Weil (Michael Sheen) in director Michael Cuesta's crime drama, which recounts the real-life experiences of reporter Gary Webb. Played with considerable spark by Jeremy Renner, we…
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