The Post

The Post
  • 2018
  • US
  • 1h 56min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Steven Spielberg
  • Cast: Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks, Sarah Paulson
  • UK release: 19 January 2018

The story of how the Washington Post, led by its publisher Katherine Graham (Streep) and editor Ben Bradlee (Hanks), got the chance to print devastating revelations about US involvement in Vietnam. An old-fashioned Hollywood showstopper with a stellar supporting cast, and sizeable if predictable performances from the leads.

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This political drama tells the tale of the publishing of the Pentagon papers that unveiled the details of the US involvement in the Vietnam war.

Publisher of the Washington Post, Kay Graham (Meryl Streep) and her hard-driving editor Ben Bradlee (Tom Hanks) wage an unprecedented battle to reveal the cover up that spanned the terms of four US Presidents.

Streep and Hanks are supported by Bob Odenkirk, Tracy Letts, Alison Brie and Sarah Paulson.

These screenings will be shown with subtitles for the hearing impaired.

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