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State of Play

Posted by the editors on Sunday, 2 October 2011

State of Play (2009)(DVD)  Directed by Kevin Macdonald (One Day in September (2000), The Last King of Scotland (2006)), starring Russell Crowe (Academy Award for Best Actor for Gladiator in 2001, A Beautiful Mind  (2001), American Gangster (2007))Ben Affleck (Good Will Hunting (1997), Pearl Harbor (2001))Rachel McAdams (Midnight in Paris (2011))Helen Mirren (Elizabeth I (2005), Arthur (2011))Jason Bateman (Juno (2007), Hancock (2008))Robin Wright Penn (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011, to be released)) and others.  State of Play, a relatively believable political thriller based on a BBC TV mini-series, offers Crowe as an old-hand, old-school, altruistic journalist, and Affleck as a, at least initially, seemingly altruistic Congressman.  Easily watchable, political, yes, thriller, well, relatively speaking…  Initially cast with Brad Pitt and Edward Norton in the starring roles. (PR)

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