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Bombshell (2019) – Review

Wishing that your feature films inspired by true events were of a very recent nature? More so than last week’s Richard Jewell (23 years), or those docudramas from last month, Dark Waters and The Report, both from the early part of this decade. Here’s one that reaches back about three years, and it’s still happening, although not dominating the media as it did. Last year a terrific documentary, Divide And Conquer: The Story Of Roger Ailes from director Alexis Bloom, pulled back the curtains on the cable TV goliath Fox News, giving us an unflinching look at the history of it and its founder, Ailes. A big part of that film concerned his on-air talent with stories of the lawsuits leveled against him and his staff which added fuel to the “Me Too” and “Time’s Up” movements. Now comes the big-screen treatment, from a celebrated director and

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