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Movie Review: The Post (2017) *Spielberg Fumbles a Golden Opportunity*

Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks in The Post
The Post has everything going for it.  It has the best actor and actress of the last 40 years in Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks.  The best composer of all-time in John Williams.  A veteran director of serious subjects and blockbusters in the legendary Steven Spielberg.  All coming together around an issue that is more relevant today than it has been at any time since the Pentagon Papers incident.  Since the beginning of the current administration the issue of news, fake news, “alternative facts”, and what the media can publish and who can publish it has been front and center nightly.  So how, with all this going for it, is The Post is a dull, muddled mess?

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